|Introduction to International Politics - Pol S 251|
This is the main course-page for Pol S 251: Introduction to International Politics taught by C. L. Ball.
Terrorism v. National Liberation in Ethiopia/Odagen
This BBC report illustrates the competing claims over political violence and how to classify it politically v. academically. Note the role of China in the Ethiopian oil industry.
Iran seized 15 British sailor (and presumably their vessel) on 23 March, claiming that they were in Iranian territorial waters, not Iraqi territorial waters. The UK government has not released the coordinates it claims its sailors were at when seized .
Other maps of Europe:
The Mingst text has some basic maps, but these sites offer more detailed maps:
This site has maps organized by region, historical maps, and thematic ones. It also provides links to other sites.
Just type in the country or city you wan to find. You can zoom into many places in the world by satellite photos up to 1-meter resolution (on land). But watch for pesky clouds.