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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.

Merkel’s Twilight Arrives

Angela Merkel’s legacy may not be all she hoped for – but her successor won’t have it much easier.

The EU Goes to Battle Over Italy’s Budget

Brussels can’t afford to look weak on its fiscal rules but lacks the means to enforce them. Its solution? Market pressure.

The South Pacific: Aligned Against China

Australia is the region’s major power, but now there are signs of life from New Zealand.