Geopolitical Futures

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: US Tariffs on Chinese Goods, Russian Weapons in the Kurils

U.S. tariffs. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said Tuesday that he won’t quickly do away with U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods – and rather that his immediate priority is to...

Daily Memo: US Liquidity, Chinese Manufacturing

U.S. liquidity. The U.S. Federal Reserve will extend until March 31 four emergency liquidity programs that were set to expire at the end of the year. The extended programs...

Brief: Havana’s Rare Concession to Protesters

Background: For Washington, Cuba’s proximity to the United States and location at the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico makes it a strategically important country. But after Fidel Castro’s...

Daily Memo: Mediterranean Drills Begin, Russian Pipeline Construction to Resume

Training in the Med. Naval and air exercises dubbed MEDUSA 2020 involving Greece, Cyprus and Egypt began on Monday in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Egypt. They...

RealClearWorld: China Stares Down a Financial Reckoning

In China, financial regulators need to tread carefully when implementing new de-risking measures. Move too fast, and the private sector may face a credit crunch. Move too slow, and...

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