12.2 - Lecture12/2 05/12/201016:51:00 Geopolitics...

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Lecture 12/2 05/12/2010 16:51:00 Geopolitics  Imagining North Korea Images: communism, nuclear weapons, control, human rights, conformity, power  transition, Kim Jung II Where from: in what I have learned, read about, talked about  News/media, Books by emigrants  North Korea: impoverished nation,  Geopolitics During the Cold War  –the Heartland Revisited A New Geopolitical World First world: the core of the world system (North America, Australia, Western  Europe) Second World: The Soviet Union and its client states (the socialist world) Third World: the periphery of the world system (developing and undeveloped  world – former colonies in process of gaining independence after WWII)  US Geopolitics of Containment Keeping the USSR from threatening the First World Core by whatever means  possible, including the use of nuclear weapons (preserving core)
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Dempsey during the Fall '10 term at Wisconsin.

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