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Ryan Bridges

Ryan Bridges
Ryan Bridges is an analyst at Geopolitical Futures. Before joining Geopolitical Futures, Mr. Bridges worked as an editor at Stratfor for seven years. His focus is on Europe, where he has traveled extensively. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, where he studied political science with a minor in philosophy. He speaks some German.

What We’re Reading: The Global Economy and English Royalty

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

Brexit Purgatory and the German Economy

Endless Brexit delays are taking a toll on the European Union’s largest economy.

The German Economy Is Running Out of Options

Germany can no longer rely on the European Central Bank to prop up its exporters.

Italy’s Political Crisis Comes to a Head

After a year of political instability, the Italian government is finally ready to crumble.

What We’re Reading: Unity and Division in Italy and Vietnam

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

Another Truce in the EU-Italy Budget Feud

Bravado made way for compromise, just as it did last year.

Theresa May Announces Her Resignation

Her departure will change the tone but not the substance of Brexit talks.

Picking Sides: What Brexit Means for the UK, US and China

The controversy in London over the Huawei leak is about far more than technology.

Brexit’s Descent Into Chaos

With deadlines fast approaching, U.K. lawmakers are no closer to a way out of the EU.

Brexit: Between a Border Poll and a Backstop

In Brexit negotiations, the Irish question is proving the most difficult to answer.