April 28, 2016 The region stands out due to its relative stability, while much of Eurasia faces crises.
The Americas describe the giant vertical land mass and islands that cover the Western Hemisphere between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. As we re-examined our framework, the decision was made to address the Western Hemisphere as North America and South America. Given its geography, politics and economy, Mexico is firmly tied in to North America. From a geopolitical viewpoint, what makes South America stand out as a distinct region is not a common Latin cultural link, but rather that the continent behaves like a large island. Massive oceans and...
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