Ryan Bridges

Ryan Bridges is an editor with Geopolitical Futures, having spent years both editing and writing geopolitical articles. He joined Geopolitical Futures in 2017 and spent over a year as a geopolitical analyst writing on Europe and focusing on issues relating to the European Union. His expertise as an editor was in high demand so he recently made the change back to editing rather than analyzing. Prior to Geopolitical Futures Mr. Bridges worked for seven years as an editor at Stratfor. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, where he studied political science with a minor in philosophy. Mr. Bridges lives and works from Germany and also travels extensively in the region. He speaks some German.

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What We’re Reading: The Exceptional and the Unexceptional

American War By Omar El Akkad I almost don’t want to describe the backdrop of “American War” because it may be triggering for American readers and distract from the book’s message....

What We’re Reading: Failures of Western Democracy and Iranian Resiliency

Angrynomics By Eric Lonergan and Mark Blyth One of today’s great questions is how to explain what’s happened to Western democratic politics in recent years – Donald Trump’s election, Brexit and...

What We’re Reading: Spy Stories and the Changing World Order

The Spy Created by Gideon Raff “The Spy,” a six-episode series airing on Netflix, tells the true story of Eli Cohen, an Egyptian-born Israeli spy who went undercover during the height...

What We’re Reading: Political Evolutions and Middle Eastern Rivalries

The End of History and the Last Man By Francis Fukuyama In the 2008 German film “Die Welle” (The Wave), based on a real-life social experiment conducted by an American high...

What We’re Reading: Binge Watching in Isolation

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