Geopolitical Futures

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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Russian Attitudes Toward Putin and the Economy

(click to enlarge) The coronavirus crisis has hit an already sluggish Russian economy, causing a decline in demand for Russian goods both at home and abroad. Add to this the...

Daily Memo: Egypt and Greece Sign East Med Deal

Making moves in the Mediterranean. Following Turkey’s signing in November of an agreement with Libya’s Government of National Accord to delimit their exclusive economic zones in the Eastern Mediterranean,...

ABC Radio National: The Storm Before the Calm – The Coming Crisis of the 2020s

Geopolitical forecaster George Friedman predicts discord and crisis during the 2020s, and believes we were already headed for this particularly challenging period, because of the convergence of two historical...

Daily Memo: The Mighty Dollar

Getting off the dollar. Russia and China are finding ways to reduce their dependencies on the almighty greenback. According to Russia’s Central Bank and Federal Customs Service, the dollar’s...

Live Discussion: How the World Views the United States

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Daily Memo: Taiwan Deploys Troops to the South China Sea

Taiwan deploys troops to the South China Sea. Taiwan is deploying a company of some 200 marines to reinforce a coast guard garrison in the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands, located...

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