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Geopolitical Futures is a company that charts the course of the international system. It’s an ambitious mission, maybe even foolhardy, but hear us out.

Newsweek – Iranian Lawmaker Warns U.S. Aircraft Carrier Could Definitely be...

“George Friedman, founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, said that Washington was responding to a series of provocations from Iran. ‘The Iranians have become increasingly aggressive and at least verbally threatening action. For example, there is evidence that the rockets fired by Hamas [at Israel] were Iranian. There is tension rising in Lebanon,’ Friedman said.” […]

Global Military Spending Soars

A new report shows that global military spending reached a new post-Cold War high last year.

Newsweek – Maduro Announces Plan to ‘Improve Everything’ and ‘Correct Mistakes’...

“Allison Fedirka, director of analyst operations at Geopolitical Futures, told Newsweek that Maduro’s offer of dialogue was not likely to bring about meaningful change. ‘Guiado and the opposition have repeatedly rejected Maduro’s calls for dialogue,’ she pointed out. ‘Also, the opposition only wants to discuss Maduro’s departure and new elections, no power sharing agreement or […]

The Nation and Happiness: Definitions and Contradictions

Last week’s installment in my geopolitics series received a mixed response from readers. There were three main arguments against my article on the relationship between the individual and community. Some said the nation, family and individual happiness could be reconciled; others argued that happiness had a subtler meaning than I gave it; and others still […]

Daily Memo: US Energy, Canadian Pork, the Russian Web

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