The Geopolitical World Cup: Knockout Stage Part I

In our last article in the Geopolitical World Cup series, we finished out the Group Stage and determined who would advance to the knockout rounds.Read More »

The Geopolitical World Cup: Group Stage Part I

As you may know, the soccer (or perhaps more properly, futbol) World Cup is starting later this week in Russia and there have been tons of takes on which squad to root for given the absence of the United States from the competition. I figured I’d do something a little different to celebrate the World Cup, one of my favorite sporting events: run the whole event as if it were a geopolitical competition instead of a soccer one. Read More »