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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: ‘Axis of Resistance’ Leaders Meet in Iran, France Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

Gathering in Tehran. On the sidelines of the funeral of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, representatives of the so-called axis of resistance met in Tehran. According to Iranian news agency Tasnim, the gathering included the commanders of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Quds Force, the leader of Hamas, and representatives of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Lebanon’s […]

Daily Memo: Developments in Israel

Cairo's involvment. According to a CNN report, Egypt secretly changed the terms of a deal agreed to by Israel earlier this month that could have released Israeli hostages and...

Daily Memo: Gazprom in Trouble, EU-Moldova Deal

Deepening cracks. The Russian government issued a decree instructing state-owned energy firm Gazprom not to pay dividends for 2023. Earlier this month, Gazprom reported a loss for last year...

Daily Memo: China Targets US Firms, Israel’s Gantz Issues Ultimatum

Backlash from Beijing. China’s Ministry of Commerce added three U.S. companies to its list of “unreliable entities” for selling arms to Taiwan. Boeing and two defense contractors will be...

France Battles Rioters in New Caledonia

(click to enlarge) Mass protests and riots erupted this week across New Caledonia, a French overseas territory in the South Pacific, as French lawmakers discussed a constitutional reform that would...

Daily Memo: Putin-Xi Talks, Armenian Backlash

Putin in China. Chinese President Xi Jinping held informal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing on Thursday. At the meeting, Xi said China supports holding an international...

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