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NEWS Reblog: The Red Badge of Geopolitics: Remembering D-Day from a Geopolitical Perspective

June 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Red Badge of Geopolitics: Remembering D-Day from a Geopolitical Perspective. The original article can be found at the blog link above. Topics: Political Geography, geopolitics, rimland theory, heartland theory The Red Badge of Geopolitics: Remembering D-Day from a Geopolitical Perspective “Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland Who rules the Heartland commands the World-Island Who rules the World-Island commands the World” -MacKinder Too often, we learn of history as a narrative. History has become a subject dominated by anecdotal evidence and non sequiturs. As a result, important facts become eclipse and their significance diminishes. D-Day, too, falls victim to this historical revision. So let us take some time to discover what geopolitical lessons we can glean on the 69th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion. When the Nazis seize control of Germany, they sought to acquire “living space”. They fully believed in the heartland theory. The heartland theory states [...]
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