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Read more at: On Geopolitics Episode 27: Knowing your enemy
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On Geopolitics Episode 27: Knowing your enemy

Suzanne and Ali ask how much difference personal relationships between leaders make at critical geopolitical moments. The hosts: Suzanne Raine is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University. She served for 24 years in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on foreign policy and national...


Read more at: On Geopolitics Episode 26: The State of Europe
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On Geopolitics Episode 26: The State of Europe

Professor Brendan Simms gives Ali and Suzanne his impressions of the key themes from this year's Munich Security Conference and what this means for European security and Russia's war in Ukraine. The hosts: Suzanne Raine is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University. She served for 24 years...


Read more at: The hopes that failed: the war in Ukraine one year on
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The hopes that failed: the war in Ukraine one year on

By Dr Donatas Kupciunas , Postdoctoral Research Associate A long year has passed since the all-out Russian invasion of Ukraine, and in a year from now, a decade will have passed since the beginning of hostilities in Donbas. The current war confirms the old adage that no war develops according to preconceived scenarios or...


Read more at: On Geopolitics Episode 25: Can we escape history? (Part 2 of 2)

On Geopolitics Episode 25: Can we escape history? (Part 2 of 2)

Does learning lessons from history do more harm than good? The hosts: Suzanne Raine is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University. She served for 24 years in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on foreign policy and national security issues, including postings in Poland, Iraq and...


Read more at: On Geopolitics Episode 24: Can we escape history? (Part 1 of 2)

On Geopolitics Episode 24: Can we escape history? (Part 1 of 2)

Ali and Suzanne ask whether we are trapped by history — and how we might use it better to approach today's challenges. The hosts: Suzanne Raine is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Centre for Geopolitics at Cambridge University. She served for 24 years in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on foreign policy and...