HomeAnalysis

Analysis

Reactions to Finland’s NATO Membership

On May 15, Finland officially announced that it would apply to join NATO. The debate over whether it would do so had taken place...

Daily Memo: Washington Lifts Some Syria Sanctions, Beijing Imposes Tougher Travel Limits

U.S. sanctions in Syria. The U.S. Treasury lifted sanctions on parts of northern Syria outside the control of the Assad government. The move allows...

Daily Memo: Finland Eyes NATO Membership

NATO expansion. In a statement issued Thursday, the president and the prime minister of Finland said that Helsinki must apply for NATO membership without...

Arab Food Insecurity and Political Failure

The Arab region, extending from the Persian Gulf in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west, faces severe shortages of several staple...

Daily Memo: Ukraine Halts Some Russian Gas to Europe

Payback. Ukraine's gas transmission system operator said it is halting the transit of Russian natural gas to Europe via the Sokhranivka gas distribution station...

Latin America in a Time of Transition

The world is in a transition period, leaving the post-Cold War era, which began in 1991, and entering a new era. This transition period...

Daily Memo: Philippine Elections, EU Chief’s Visit to Budapest

New leader. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of the late Philippine dictator, is poised to become the next president of the Philippines. As president,...

How the Ukraine War May End

Russia has been waging war in Ukraine for a little over two months now. That’s not an especially long time. The Korean War lasted...

Daily Memo: Britain’s Latest Russia Sanctions, Assad’s Trip to Tehran

New sanctions. The United Kingdom announced on Sunday a new round of sanctions against Russia. London will increase tariffs on Russian and Belarusian imports...

The US Makes Inroads Into Russia’s Periphery

Countries at war tend to use all the resources they can realistically spare to achieve their desired outcome. The obvious drawback is that the...

Daily Memo: Europe Searches for Substitute Suppliers

Gas alternatives. As Europe continues its search for alternative sources of natural gas, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said his country should be prepared to...

Latest Posts

Get Geopolitical Futures FREE newsletter

Understanding Our Geopolitical Model

Sign up now and receive our special report Understanding our Geopolitical Model

Get weekly analysis from New York Times bestselling author George Friedman and our global team of analysts, plus special offers.

Free Special Report


The Geopolitics of Russia

FREE with an annual subscription to Geopolitical Futures.

Subscribe Now