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George Friedman’s Thoughts: On Viewing Rembrandt’s ‘Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer’

Last weekend I was in New York City, with a rare moment for indulgence. I chose to visit an old love, one who taught...

North Korea Would Like Your Attention

Pyongyang has set a deadline. Does it really mean anything?

The Pressure on China

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The Chinese People’s Liberation Army has begun minor operations to try to quell the unrest in Hong Kong. This is a step that the...

How Iran Lost Its Hold Over Iraqi Shiites

Iraqi Shiites understand that Iran wants their country to remain weak and fragmented.

Washington’s Chinese Tech Conundrum

The U.S. has a Chinese tech problem, but it’s stuck on how to fix it.

George Friedman’s Thoughts: On My Visit to the United Arab Emirates

I spent last week in the United Arab Emirates, in the city of Dubai. Dubai sits on the edge of the Persian Gulf, which...

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George Friedman’s Thoughts: On Viewing Rembrandt’s ‘Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of...

Last weekend I was in New York City, with a rare moment for indulgence. I chose to visit an old love, one who taught...

Daily Memo: Iran Protests Fade, NATO Members Talk, Hong Kong’s Status Uncertain

Iran appears to have shut down protests over a fuel price hike, and Germany proposes more talk to mend fences in NATO.

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Anadolu Agency - Istanbul Summit to Discuss Digital Technology

How will digital technology change the future of businesses? The Visionary'19 Summit in Istanbul will discuss this on Nov. 27. George Friedman, the founder of online publication Geopolitical Futures, and Dirk Ahlborn, the co-founder of Hyperloop, will deliver speeches at the event. Full story

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