POLAND HAS NOT DISAPPEARED…….

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

“Poland has not disappeared” are the starting words of Polish anthem, referring to the disappearing of Poland from European maps in 1795, divided among Prussian, Russian and Austria and contemporarily to the diaspora of Polish intellectuals, but also military officers in many European countries, engaged like Danbrowski in Italy with Napoleon against Poland enemies. The […] Read more

GREENLAND Strategic Arctic Key

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

The recent claim of USA President about a possible deal with Denmark to acquire Greenland it’s not a boutade but a perfectly coherent act both with USA tradition of acquiring key territories (Louisiana from France in 1803, Alaska from Russia in 1857) and with the present aggressive Arctic policies of Russia and China, clearly overcoming […] Read more

Non possiamo non essere digitali

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in Culture

A circa vent’anni dalla “bolla Internet”, quando incontravi un amico e ti diceva che faceva un portale, e dal successivo flop di tante iniziative, non possiamo dirci ancora digitali in Italia. La resistenza al cambiamento è stata maggiore del previsto e il Paese è scivolato rapidamente agli ultimi posti tra quelli sviluppati e in corsa […] Read more

Sociocultural impact of the scientific change wave

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in Culture

Many newspapers and many journalists surf on the technological wave of change, but I would try to offer my opinions on that I would prefer to call scientific change wave. I am fed up of Technology, represented only in ICT or in Automation or in IOT terms: all these things are true, are coming, have […] Read more

Break up encirclement through Russian gate

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in Culture

USA-China encirclement of old Europe is the main geopolitical theme for the world in next 30 years. Chinese geopolitical approach develops both the Mackinder vision of heartland domination in Central Asia, and of Mahan about the maritime power, basis of Victorian globalisation UK driven and of USA maritime ring after the second world war. The […] Read more

ITALY’S STRATEGIC REPOSITIONING

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

Geopolitical positioning of Italy indicates clearly opportunities and threats for its Strategic Policy: this sort of pier in Mediterranean sea, air carrier or bridge between continental Europe and Africa, was becoming very rich when all their neighbours were rich markets, being a crossing point among North, South, East and West. That was the Roman Empire […] Read more

Chinese “fiestas” in South America

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

41-25-9, the billions sequence in Chinese investments respectively in Africa, Europe and South America in the last decade. The fiesta trend is more recent but consistent in recent years, confirming the strategy of USA leadership substitution in a bipolar world. And the last step is exactly in the USA courtyard, from the Monroe doctrine of […] Read more

India, a geopolitical bulwark.

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

India is a geopolitical bulwark, a bastion against radical Islamism, Chinese new imperialism, authoritarian governments in Southern Asia. Indian subcontinent, mother of first European immigrants, became a crosspoint of civilisations and religions along its long history, keeping on its specifications of a big country with million small communities very self governing and discussing, probably the […] Read more

G7(G8),G20…….G3 (G4)….G2

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

G7 was already a G6 (USA,Japan,Germany,UK,France,Italy) plus Canada starting in 1986 and grouping the winners in World War 2 with the Roberto (Rome, Berlin, Tokyo) losers, but very well developed around 40 years of peace after the war. Joining Canada, the club was controlling about 60% of world GDP. The illusion of a world government […] Read more

Neural system and blood circulation for China leadership

Posted by: Massimo Merlino in geopolitic

USA got the stomach for its leadership roots: from chocolate distributed by soldiers on tanks during freedom war, to Coca Cola, from Mc Donald to cheese cake, but also American pizzas. Soviet Union couldn’t offer consumer products to remember and lost the cold war. China products are cheap and low quality, good for internal market, […] Read more

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