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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The Jerusalem Post – What Congress can do for an America Without a Coherent Middle East Policy

"According to George Friedman, former Prime Minister al-Maliki legislated 'the formation of the PMF Commission, which administers Iraqi state funds for PMF groups (Iranian controlled Iraqi militias). Iran also...

Daily Memo: The US Finally Leaves Syria, Chile Under Duress, EU Accession Delays

The U.S. has officially pulled troops from Syria, and protests in Chile have intensified.

Modernizing China’s Military

Over the past three decades, Beijing has been on a quest to modernize the People's Liberation Army.

Daily Memo: Chinese Growth, Aramco IPO Delays, Catalan Unrest

China in a nutshell. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported on Friday that growth in the third quarter fell to 6 percent, the lowest quarterly growth rate in China...

Daily Memo: A New Brexit Deal, a Referendum in Iran, Update on Turkey

Prime Minister Johnson and the EU agree to a new withdrawal deal in Brussels, and President Erdogan meets with U.S. officials in Turkey.

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The Venezuelan president is motivated now more than ever to accept a transition deal.

The Origins of New US-Turkish Relations

For several years, there has been a significant shift underway in U.S. strategy toward the Middle East, where Washington has consistently sought to avoid combat. The United States is now compelled to seek accommodation with Turkey, a regional power in its own right, based...