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Geopolitical Futures (GPF) was founded in 2015 by George Friedman, international strategist and author of The Storm Before the Calm and The Next 100 Years. GPF is non-ideological, analyzes the world and forecasts the future using geopolitics: political, economic, military and geographic dimensions at the foundation of a nation.

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Daily Memo: Signs of Economic Growth in Russia

Adapting. Russia’s purchasing managers’ index increased at its fastest pace in nearly six years, from 50.7 in October to 53.2 in November. (A rating below 50 signifies a contraction.)...

Daily Memo: Protests and Exercises

More protests in China. Another protest took place in the Chinese manufacturing hub of Guangzhou on Tuesday night. Police eventually dispersed the demonstrators. Today, state media outlet People’s Daily...

Daily Memo: Syrian Kurds Worried About a Turkish Offensive

Appealing for help. A commander with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces reportedly met with the head of Russian forces in Syria to discuss a potential Turkish operation in the...

Daily Memo: Chinese Protests, Venezuelan Oil

Anger over zero-COVID. Widespread protests against China's strict COVID-19 containment measures erupted across the country on Sunday. In Beijing and Shanghai, the demonstrations turned violent as protesters clashed with...

Protests and Perspective in Iran

What’s next for Iran? Is the ongoing civil unrest a turning point, or just more of the same? Analyst Hilal Khashan joins host Christian Smith for a discussion on where the protests might be headed.

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Live Updates on Ukraine War

All times are approximate local time in Kyiv (GMT+2). Friday, March 11 11:30 a.m.: The EU's foreign policy chief said the bloc would double its spending...

How the Ukraine War Will Likely End

As we consider how the war in Ukraine will end, we must first understand how it began. Russia invaded for geostrategic reasons – having...

Population Density of Canada

Canada is one of those countries where a vast land mass obscures the fact that the country has a relatively small population. While Canada is the second largest country in the world, its 35 million inhabitants make Canada only the 39th most populated country.

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