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Global Geopolitics & Political Economy – Perspectives on History, Geopolitics, and Political Economy

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Global Geopolitics & Political Economy is now presenting full length news articles, commentary, and analysis several times weekly. The site now carries articles from IPS – Inter Press Service News, IDN-InDepthNews, Project Syndicate,, The Jamestown Foundation, The Nation, and other sources.


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Eurasia Research Center – Global Geopolitics Net is a non-commercial educational project aimed at fostering public understanding of complex problems and issues facing the world today. The Eurasia Research Center consists of a library and archive of articles and documents collected and organized by Alan F. Fogelquist for purposes of research and analysis on world issues as part of a free educational project maintained personally by the creator of the project. This project has not applied for nor received financing from any public or private institution or organization. All costs of maintaining the library, document archives, and related websites and blogs of the Eurasia Research Center project have been incurred at the personal expense of Alan F. Fogelquist, Ph.D. and his family. All articles and information provided on the website have been offerred free of charge for individual non-commercial use by the reader and the Eurasia Research Center and Global Geopolitics Net web sites are advertisement free and do not seek advertising revenues.

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