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Chinese Concepts of A2/AD

How have Chinese anti-access/area denial capabilities changed over time?

From London to Space War

From the beginning, mankind’s presence in space had to do with war. In World War II, humanity went beyond the Earth’s atmosphere in order...

Staying Power and Security in Cuba

Havana can’t escape the passage of time, but it can use its security forces to make time pass as slow as possible.

China Plays Hardball Over Hong Kong Unrest

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Beijing’s willingness to demand silence from Western businesses, despite the risks of alienating them, is a sign of its increasing fragility.

The Origins of New US-Turkish Relations

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For several years, there has been a significant shift underway in U.S. strategy toward the Middle East, where Washington has consistently sought to avoid...

George Friedman’s Thoughts: Command of Space, Command of the Sea

In order to begin thinking about space-based warfare, we need to think about sea-based warfare. The best place to do that is in World...

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From London to Space War

From the beginning, mankind’s presence in space had to do with war. In World War II, humanity went beyond the Earth’s atmosphere in order...

Daily Memo: Chinese Growth, Aramco IPO Delays, Catalan Unrest

China in a nutshell. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported on Friday that growth in the third quarter fell to 6 percent, the lowest...

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Bloomberg - Trump Levels Sanctions Against Turkey, Raises Steel Tariffs

George Friedman, Geopolitical Futures founder and chairman, discusses President Donald Trump announcing he'll impose sanctions on Turkey in response to the nation's advance into Syria. He speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde, Joe Weisenthal and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?" Full interview

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