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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: Turkey’s Economic Outlook, India’s Defense Uptick

Good news and bad for Turkey’s economy. Preliminary data shows the Turkish economy grew by 4 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2023, driven by an...

Daily Memo: Clashes in the Balkans

Kosovo unrest. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic placed his army on high alert and deployed troops closer to the border with Kosovo late last week following clashes between ethnic Serb...

Turkey Holds Presidential Runoff

(click to enlarge) Turkish voters are heading to the polls on Sunday for a runoff election. It comes after no presidential candidate managed to win at least 50 percent in...

Daily Memo: Russia Brokers Talks, Egypt’s Payment Problems

Russian mediation. Russian President Vladimir Putin mediated talks on Thursday between Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the long-standing dispute over the breakaway region...

Daily Memo: Germany’s Economy Contracts for Second Consecutive Quarter

Recession. Germany’s economy has slipped into a technical recession, after contracting 0.3 percent in the first quarter, according to figures published Thursday by federal statistics agency Destatis, which revised...

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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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