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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: US Discusses Task Force to Protect Ships in the Red Sea

Red Sea security. Iran has reportedly deployed three ships – a support ship, a bulk carrier converted for reconnaissance missions and a container ship – to the Red Sea...

Daily Memo: Russian Delegation in Niger, AUKUS Talks

Russia and Niger. A delegation of Russian defense officials reportedly arrived in Niger for talks with the country’s defense minister. The meeting took place on Sunday at Niamey International...

East African Trade Bloc Welcomes Somalia

(click to enlarge) Somalia's accession to the East African Community marks a significant geopolitical shift, despite the country's struggles with al-Shabab, environmental catastrophes, violent separatist movements and governance issues. The...

The Shifting Middle East

After several years of seemingly improved relations between Israel and parts of the Middle East, the war between Hamas and Israel has sparked fears of a wider regional conflict. Host Christian Smith speaks with GPF contributor Kamran Bokhari for a deep dive on how other powers in the region see the conflict, what they want to happen next, and whether Middle Eastern geopolitics have fundamentally changed.

Daily Memo: Israel Update, Problems for British Banking

Fighting continues. Israel Defense Forces said on Friday they would resume combat operations against Hamas in the Gaza Strip after the group violated the cease-fire that was reached on Nov....

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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...

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