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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: Scholz in the Middle East, Australia’s Naval Plans

Scholz in the Middle East. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz concluded a two-day visit to the Persian Gulf by signing a series of energy deals. The Abu Dhabi National Oil...

Mauldin Economics Global Macro Update: George Friedman on Putin’s Next Move in Ukraine

What's the likelihood Putin would use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine? Geopolitical Futures Founder George Friedman discusses likely next steps, Russia’s diminished stance in the international community, and the probability that Putin will resort to nuclear weapons, with Mauldin Economics' Ed D’Agostino.

The World’s Biggest Military Spenders

(click to enlarge) The nature of military spending varies greatly among countries and regions, and raw numbers can't always be taken at face value. In the Americas, the United States...

Daily Memo: Voting Begins in Russian-Occupied Areas of Ukraine

Heading to the polls. Moscow on Friday launched "referendums" in Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine on whether these areas should become part of Russia. Voting in the regions of Donetsk,...

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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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