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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

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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