The Importance Of Global Power

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The most stable factor upon which the power of a nation depends is geography. (Morgenthau, 2005, p.122) Some of the factors that define a country in terms of global power, include; proximity to coasts on a sea or ocean, whether these waters are interconnected, as well as the existence of natural harbors. If the country is exposed, and has vulnerable land boundaries. A state with a large population will be more capable of building and maintaining a merchant marine and navy, than a state with a small population. (Mahan, p.225) These are only a few of the factors that will be outlined throughout this essay: history, culture, climate, demography, economy, military, region, etc.

The proposed state is strategically located on an island in the Mediterranean sea, with an area of 270,000mi 2. It is in close proximity to both the Strait of Gibraltar and the Strait of Bab al Mandab. This location allows the waters to be interconnected with Italy, Greece, Morocco, Syria, Turkey and other powers. This access to waterways allows to easily transport goods around the region and the world. Nicholas Spykman states in “Geography and Foreign Policy” that the world location of a country directly affects the state
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If renewable energy sources were to fail, the state has easy access to its oil reserves. The proposed state is one of the best locations for wind power in the world. It contributed 10% of the electricity generated in 2015. This helps the country because the cost of pollution declines. As of this year, it is placed as the third largest producer of wind power. Public opinion shows strong support for wind power. The sun is a sustainable source of power. Global energy demand is rapidly increasing, and therefore this country has taken advantage of its sustainable source of power to improve its solar power. Becoming one of the world’s largest producers of photovoltaics and solar thermal

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