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Questions tagged [geopolitics]

For questions about politics at a larger-than-nation-state scale. These may include questions about relations between superpowers, entities similar to the United Nations, the functioning of a single world-wide government, or other political operation spanning the world. See also [politics].

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How long can a nation maintain a technological edge over the rest of the world?

My question was raised by this post. Aliens crash-land at the Boston Airport (ie, in the United States). [...] The potential benefits of being able to reverse-engineer their tech alone is enough ...
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Does this political system (for the Asteroid Belt) make sense?

Heyo. Well this is my very first question here so it might be a bit, I guess crude/blunt or unpolished. Anyways! This is for a world I've been building set in the nearish future (around 200-300 years)...
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Crash-landed aliens - political repercussions? [closed]

Spinning off of the question "Can humans save crash-landed aliens?", I immediately wondered what the real-world political effect such a landing would cause. To summarize - Aliens crash-land at the ...