Title: Prisoners of Geography

Writer: Tim Marshall

Year of publication: 2015

Review: Have you ever wondered why the COVID-19 epidemic creates international tensions? Perhaps you are curious as to why Putin’s regime has targeted Crimea specifically, beyond propagandistic purposes. The answer to most of the questions surrounding these current events fall under the umbrella of geopolitics, the study of how geography influences leader’s choices. Many books dive deep into every individual foreign policy challenge, but Tim Marshall’s work produces a comprehensive guide spanning all corners of the globe, perfect for a first glance at this fascinating subject. As an experienced international affairs correspondent, Marshall provides readers with the essential tools to create their own unique perception of international affairs. Pertinent and informative, Rostra’s choice.


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    Third-year student of Economics from Getxo, Spain. After leading Rostra's Marketing throughout 2020 and sitting on the magazine's editorial board, he now heads SEFA's Student-Politics committee. He serves as Chairman of the Faculty of Economics and Business Student Council. His academic interests encompass finance, political economy and the future of Christian Democracy.