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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
The theoretical frameworks of geopolitical knowledge have always been based on territorial realities; and the rational approachhas been employed in geopolitical research. Understand the patterns of the world power competition, and to make predictions about these rivalries, there is a need for identifying the world strategic regions, their attributes and the geographical passages to these regions. The understanding of the important characteristics of the vital strategic regions of the world will facilitate the task of predicting events and incidences in the interstate relations and at the system level. Using an analytical approach, the authors have brought together the historical post-Cold War events and the realities of the geographical space of Eurasia, in an attempt to explain the theoretical models and the vital attributes of strategic regions in this supercontinent.