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From sea to space: The evolution of major and great power rivalries [Paper presentation]

The dynamics of major power rivalries have developed in tune with political and economic global system long-term developmental phases for a number of centuries. This paper places a special focus on the current phase of major power rivalry and the …

All politics are orbital: two-level rivalry dynamics and the US-Soviet space race [Paper presentation]

Test of the popular notion that after the launch of the first Sputnik the Soviet Union and the U.S. engaged in a race to space, following previous patterns of competition between th e major power rivals.

War in the digital age: Informational power, geopolitics, and the fifth dimension [Paper presentation]

In the last decade, a growing literature has suggested the need for a new set of classes of 'new' forms of war as the result of a shift to a postmodernist worldwide environment. This paper argues that the shifts in the forms and patterns of warfare …