Systematic study of relations between geography and politics, especially as background for better understanding of international affairs. Includes topics such as frontiers and boundaries, power analysis, geopolitics, international political economy, and strategic concepts. Recommended prereq., GEOG 1982 or GEOG 1992 or GEOG 2002 or GEOG 2412 or IAFS 1000 or PSCI 2012 or PSCI 2223. Same as GEOG 5712. Requisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Junior or Senior) Environmental Studies (ENVS) or Geography (GEOG) or International Affairs (IAFS) majors only.