geopolitical geopolitical  /ˌdʒi oʊ pə ˈlɪ tɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to geopolitics

Usage(s):

  1. Record-high oil prices, as a result, have given Chvez a geopolitical profile that is rare for a Latin American head of state.
  2. The geopolitical importance of this Sri Lankan-born, London-raised rapper has been heavily overstated by people who would rather she were a symbol than a star.
  3. Small wonder Russia's geopolitical standing seemed to crumble during the 1990s.

News

  1. The Asian Power Web

    By Robert D. Kaplan, Chief Geopolitical Analyst at Stratfor
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Why Azerbaijan Should Matter To America

    By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman of Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence firm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Wall Street May Suffer From Intensification Of Risk Aversion

    Wall Street looks set to be on the back foot on Tuesday, as the risk aversion in the global markets intensifies. The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening. Asian stocks succumbed to a selling wave, with the Japanese market reacting to a stronger yen following a no-action by the Bank of Japan. Meanwhile, amid geopolitical and economic concerns, European stocks are also trading ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: RTT News

Quotes

  1. "There are a lot of countries around the world that, regardless of Iran's offenses, are thinking that their commercial interests are more important to them than these long- term geopolitical interests," Obama said.
    on Mar 30, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. Something else was downplayed as well, McClellan says: any discussion of "the possible unpleasant consequences of war -- casualties, economic effects, geopolitical risks, diplomatic repercussions."
    on May 28, 2004 By: Scott McClellan Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "Market and geopolitical forces continue to shape the environment in which we operate," Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil's chairman and chief executive, told analysts during a presentation at the New York Stock Exchange. "Our view of what it takes...
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Rex Tillerson Source: BusinessWeek

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