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Newsweek – Bolivian Lawmakers sent letter to Donald Trump Asking him to intervene in their country’s election

Allison Fedirka, director of analyst operations for Geopolitical Futures, told Newsweek that ‘the U.S. would very much welcome regime change in Bolivia and could provide rhetoric to encourage such...

U.S. and Russia Back Nuclear Projects on Opposite Side of Red Sea as they Fight for Influence

’U.S. firms are considering forming a consortium that would partner with foreign companies—possibly some of South Korea’s state-run energy firms—to strengthen their candidacy. But they still face red tape...

Shifting Global Power: A conversation with George Friedman

China is a significant power. But is it capable of changing the global order? And will its Belt and Road Initiative be a success? George Friedman answers these questions...

Is Trump’s Anti-Iranian Arab Coalition Falling Apart? Egypt Reportedly Withdraws from ‘Arab Nato’

’MESA’s success was always highly suspect. This is due to fundamentally divergent interest among its potential members,’ Xander Snyder, a global analyst at Geopolitical Futures, told Newsweek. ‘For a...

What is the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps? Trump Designates Elite Iranian Force as ‘Terrorist Group’

“Jacob Shapiro, director of analysis at Geopolitical Futures, told Newsweek that while the designation was severe, it was more of the same from the Trump administration, which has taken...

Real Clear World – Armenia: Not Another Color Revolution

It took less than two weeks of protests for Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan to step down from the position. But as GPF’s Nora T. Kalinskij explains, unlike the...

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May 28, 2016 Canada is one of those countries where a vast land mass obscures the fact that the country has a relatively small population. While Canada is the second largest country in the world, its 35 million inhabitants make Canada only the 39th most populated country.

In this way, Canada is similar to countries like Egypt, Russia and Australia. Egypt is a country of over 80 million people and its size is formidable on a map, yet most of its inhabitants are located on a thin strip of land about the size of the state of Maryland on either bank of the Nile River. For Russia, the world’s largest country by land mass, its population centers are located in the west, close to Europe, while the vast and desolate Siberian region is sparsely populated and not connected to Russian infrastructure. Australia – the world’s sixth largest country by land mass and a continent in its own right – has even fewer people than Canada (around 23 million), all living in cities along the coast. The interior of the country is unforgiving and inhospitable.

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