Author: Leonid SAVIN

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GG or Geek Geopolitics

Part I A crucial cluster in modern technologies is the production of semiconductors. Decades of progress in the mass production of chips containing ever-higher numbers of circuits has radically altered the economics of computing and fundamentally reshaped the global economy. The personal computer revolution of the 1980s, the internet revolution […]

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GG or Geek Geopolitics (I)

A word we seem to hear a lot lately is “geek”, which refers to someone who has a passion or even an obsession for various technological innovations. Technology plays a crucial role in geopolitics, although this fact is often overlooked. The development of marine technology led to a dichotomy between […]

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Global Trends 2040

Every four years, US intelligence community analysts try to predict what is going to happen in the next 20 years. Although events regularly take place that show how difficult it is to make predictions for even the next five years (I’m talking about predictions, not plans), the US intelligence community […]

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The US Military Around The World

It is the Pentagon’s mission to move from physical presence to sophisticated online operations in the near future. And, for America’s military and political communities, March proved rather fruitful when it came to various doctrines and strategies. At the start of March, the Interim National Security Strategic Guidance was released […]

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How Rights And Liberties Ratings Are Fabricated

The US organisation Freedom House recently published its latest report on the state of civil liberties around the world. It should be mentioned straight away that its authors have a particular understanding of freedom. This is John Stuart Mill’s transformed idea of negative freedom; i.e., freedom from obligations, traditions, values, […]

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Mexico Turns Towards Multipolarity

An important event took place between 22 and 24 February that not only has a symbolic significance for the Western hemisphere, but could also become an additional catalyst for the establishment of a multipolar world order. Argentine President Alberto Fernández made an official visit to Mexico at the invitation of […]

Will Israel launch An Attack On Iran?

At the start of the year, the armed forces of Israel and Iran were put on high alert. Both sides were expecting an attack. Israel even armed its “Lahav” corvette with two Iron Dome missile launchers, which has never happened before. There has only ever been one launcher on the […]

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From Rossum’s Robots To Artificial Intelligence

25 January 2021 marked one hundred years since the première of Czech sci-fi writer Karel Čapek’s play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots). The short work anticipated subsequent books on the subject, as well as cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic films like The Terminator and Alien: Covenant. Rossum’s universal robots were conceived as human […]

Bill Gates

Landowning Globalists

Forbes recently published an article stating that, in addition to his main assets, Bill Gates is also a major landowner. It says that, after years of reports he was buying agricultural land in places like Florida and Washington, The Land Report, which focuses on private landholdings, has revealed that Gates, […]