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Real Clear World – In China, Yet Another Course Correction

Beijing is hurtling from one economic reform attempt to the next, but it’s creating ever more problems in its wake. At the plenary meeting of China’s rubber-stamp legislature, Beijing...

WORLD Magazine – A fragile stability

Geopolitical update: Sifting through the headlines to analyze international developments Full Story

Is Democracy Failing?

CEO George Friedman joins the podcast to talk about whether democracy is failing in the United States and in Europe.

Real Clear World – Italy Signs Up for the Belt and Road Initiative

China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been making significant inroads in Europe despite repeated U.S. warnings to its European allies. On March 8, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte confirmed...

Axios – 1 big thing: Germany is Europe’s most dangerous country

“‘Germany’s economy is really exposed to any shifts in the international market,’ George Friedman, founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, tells Axios. ‘You have a problem with the largest...

The New Silk Road Runs Through Italy?

This week, Jacob, Cole and Xander discuss why the Belt and Road Initiative isn’t China’s Marshall Plan, what is and is not boring about Brexit, and how the Caspian Sea could solve some of Iran’s economic problems.

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