Allison Fedirka

Allison Fedirka is the director of analysis for Geopolitical Futures. In addition to analyzing and writing about global geopolitical issues, she helps train new analysts, oversees the intellectual quality of analyst work and helps guide the forecasting process. Prior to joining Geopolitical Futures, Ms. Fedirka worked for Stratfor as a Latin America specialist and subsequently as the Latin America regional director. She lived in South America – primarily Argentina and Brazil – for more than seven years and, in addition to English, fluently speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Ms. Fedirka has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and international studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in international relations and affairs from the University of Belgrano, Argentina. Her thesis was on Brazil and Angola and south-south cooperation.

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The Limits of the Israeli-Chinese Partnership

In recent weeks, observers have pointed to an apparent strengthening of relations between Israel and China. A new center for research on Israeli-Chinese relations, called the Israel-China Policy Center,...

A Small Window for the US and Cuba

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Russia Signals a Long War

Beyond the grinding war in Ukraine, Russia’s diplomatic moves suggest it envisions no negotiated settlement in the near future. Since the war’s first days, Moscow has been engaged in...

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On Sept. 4, Chileans will vote on a new constitution. The referendum is the culmination of a three-year effort to write a new social contract that can address wealth...

A New Phase in the Ukraine War

Wars tend to unfold in phases, though it’s never clear how many phases there will be when the war breaks out, and less clear still where one phase ends...

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