Geopolitical Futures

Geopolitical Futures (GPF) was founded in 2015 by George Friedman, international strategist and author of The Calm Before the Storm 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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Australia’s Drought and Wildfires

Conditions couldn't have been worse for the current crisis.

Daily Memo: Libyan Peace Talks, Chinese Influence in Myanmar

Leaders of Libya's rival governments prepare to meet in Berlin this weekend, and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar.

Daily Memo: Aftermath of a Trade Deal, Egypt and Israel Respond, Iranian Elections

The agreement will be consequential even if doesn’t change U.S.-China tensions.

Daily Memo: Phase One Complete, the Russian Government Resigns

The trade war will continue despite some initial agreements.

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