Students who take Government 85.12, Military Statecraft in International Relations, are looking for ways to disrupt a country's infrastructure and they use maps to do it. There are places in the world students want to invade (hypothetically) and they use resources in the Evans Map Room to find out about those places. They look at the hot spots of the world and figure out what they can do to make matters better or sometimes worse.
Here are a few examples of the places they have looked:
For more information about hot spots in the world, see Trouble Spots: the World Atlas of Strategic Information by Andrew Duncan.
Map images are courtesy of the Perry-Castaneda Map Library at the University of Texas, Austin.