The intermarium: between strategic project and political construct

Petratchenko, Alessandro (A.A. 2021/2022) The intermarium: between strategic project and political construct. Tesi di Laurea in Security policies, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Andrea Gilli, pp. 113. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Defining the intermarium. The goal of this work: three research questions. What is the intermarium? A spatial definition. Why the intermarium? The relevance of the topic. How is it studied? Methodology and approach. The structure of this work. The inception period (1386-1919). The geopolitical role of the region from the Union of Krewo to WW1. 1917: the German order attempt. 1918: the Western order attempt. The ideational period (1919-1939). Geopolitical theorization: mackinder’s middle tier and Haushofer’s Mitteleuropa. Political conceptualization: the political invention of the intermarium. Implementation attempts: the petite entente and security agreements. The silent fifty (1939-1989): the intermarium between communism and anti-communism. The formation period (1989-2014). Geopolitical theorization: from Spykman to Brzezinski, the American perspective. Political conceptualization: between new Europe and ULB doctrine. Implementation attempts: intermarium inside NATO and EU. The operational period (2014-). Geopolitical theorization: the new shatter belt and beyond, a rethinking. Political conceptualization: between neo-prometheism and strategic independence. Implementation attempts: the Bucharest nine, the Lublin triangle, and the 3SI. Evaluating the intermarium project. Geopolitical theorization. Political conceptualization. Implementation attempts. How does the intermarium fare?


Bibliografia: pp. 93-103.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-52)
Chair: Security policies
Thesis Supervisor: Gilli, Andrea
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Forlenza, Rosario
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2023 10:59
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2023 10:59


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