Geopolitics of the oceans. An Atlas of maritime scenarios

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  1. CONCEPTUAL INTRODUCTION
    1. Justification of Study
    2. A Related Concept: Strategic Scenarios
    3. Regions, Strategic Regions, Geopolitical Regions. Marine Regions
    4. Geopolitical Maritime Scenarios: an Attempt to Define
    5. The Interests of European Foreign Policy. The EU Geopolitical Scenarios
    6. Regional Sea Basins of the EU Maritime Geopolitical Scenarios
  2. GLOBAL OCEAN
    1. Waters and Maritime Zones under National Jurisdiction
    2. High Seas
    3. Area
    4. Extended Continental Shelf
    5. International Straits and Canals
    6. World Oceans and States
    7. Oceans and World Population
  3. MAJOR DIVISIONS AND MARITIME REGIONS
    1. Continents and Oceans Basins
    2. Great Ocean Basins and Regional Seas
    3. AoA Regions (UN General Assembly)
    4. Maritime jurisdictions and development
    5. Political Blocks and Alliances
      1. European Union (EU)
        1. Marine Brexit
      2. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
      3. Emerging National Economies (BRICS)
      4. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
      5. Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR)
      6. Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
      7. The Arab League
      8. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
      9. African Union
      10. Others
  4. NEW OCEAN GEOPOLITICS
    1. Areas of Geopolitical Interest
      1. Uses of Strategic Interest
        1. Fish and food
      2. Arctic and Antarctic
      3. Gulf of Guinea
      4. Asia-Pacific
        1. Indian Ocean
        2. South Asian Straits
      5. Atlantic Ocean
      6. Mediterranean Sea
      7. Red Sea and Persian Gulf
      8. Caribbean Sea
      9. Islamic State (ISIS)
  5. STATES AND THE SEA
    1. Fragile States and Oceans
    2. Maritime and Landlocked States
    3. Archipelagic States
    4. Microstates and Offshore States
    5. Disputed Territories
    6. Maritime Dimension of Secessionist Movements
    7. Military Expenditure
    8. Marine Research

Geopolitics indicators of the Oceans

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