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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: Russia’s Budget Deficit

Shortfall. Russia reported a 1.76 billion-ruble ($25 billion) budget deficit in January, driven by plummeting energy revenue and a steep rise in expenses. Revenue totaled roughly 1.4 trillion rubles,...

Daily Memo: Russian Revenue, Iranian Uranium

Bad news for Moscow. The executive director of the International Energy Agency said Russia’s oil and gas export revenues likely fell by 30 percent, or $8 billion, in January...

Global Unemployment in 2022

(click to enlarge) The global economy is facing a potential recession in 2023 that threatens to undo the post-pandemic job recovery. Globally, employment has increased but job quality remains low,...

Daily Memo: China’s ‘Surveillance Balloon,’ Israel and Sudan’s Peace Deal

Chinese surveillance? The U.S. is tracking a suspected Chinese spy balloon flying over the United States, Pentagon officials said on Thursday. The balloon, which is flying above the altitude used...

Daily Memo: US Access to Philippine Bases, More Interest Rate Hikes

Philippine bases. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Philippine Defense Secretary Carlito Galvez announced during a joint news conference that Washington will be granted access to four more Philippine...

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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

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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

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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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