“Robert D. Kaplan is America’s most prolific geopolitical theorist and observer.”
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“Kaplan is one of the leading geopolitical thinkers of our age.”
The German political geographer Friedrich Ratzel held that “great statesmen have never lacked a feeling for geography.” “When one speaks of a healthy political instinct,” he wrote, “one usually mea
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