Latin America on the Brink

What’s on the horizon for Latin America in 2024? Director of Analysis Allison Fedirka joins host Christian Smith to discuss the difficulties facing two of the regions' largest economies, Brazil and Argentina.

Live Discussion: The Challenges of Intelligence

How do intelligence failures happen? What are the ramifications for such failures? In this week's ClubGPF discussion, GPF Chairman George Friedman examines the different...

The World in 2023: Perspectives Beyond Ukraine and Gaza

With the wars in Ukraine and Gaza dominating much of the discourse, what else stands out in geopolitics this year? Director of Analysis Allison Fedirka, analyst Victoria Herczegh and GPF contributor Kamran Bokhari join host Christian Smith to reflect on some of the other key geopolitical consequences of the year: Central Asia’s opening, the emergence of Japan and India, and China’s economic slowdown and relationship with the Global South.

Live Discussion: Forecast for the United States

  Starting this week, Geopolitical Futures is publishing weekly country and regional Forecasts as we head into the New Year. GPF Chairman George Friedman leads...

The Shifting Middle East

After several years of seemingly improved relations between Israel and parts of the Middle East, the war between Hamas and Israel has sparked fears of a wider regional conflict. Host Christian Smith speaks with GPF contributor Kamran Bokhari for a deep dive on how other powers in the region see the conflict, what they want to happen next, and whether Middle Eastern geopolitics have fundamentally changed.

Live Discussion: The Latest Chaos

  The chaos going on in the world today is not unique. As George Friedman explains in this week's live discussion, the chaos, for example...

China’s Economic Slowdown

What does a struggling Chinese economy mean for the rest of the world? Analysts Victoria Herczegh and Ekaterina Zolotova join host Christian Smith to discuss the current state of China’s economy, its weakening growth and what that means for global geopolitics, particularly for nations involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.

Live Discussion: The Israel-Hamas War

Almost three weeks after Hamas' unprecedented Oct. 7 attack on Israel shocked the world, there are still so many questions that need to be...

France and the Sahel

Is the recent coup in Niger a turning point in the geopolitics of Africa’s Sahel region? What could this mean for France? Analyst Ronan Wordsworth joins host Christian Smith for a discussion on the past, present and future of Franco-African relations.

Live Discussion: What Comes Next?

Developments in Russia, China, and the US are having wide-reaching impacts on the military, political, and economic fronts. For our 100th ClubGPF live discussion,...

Geopolitical Swing States

Which countries exist on the blurred lines of geopolitics? How do they shift the balance of power between major forces like the US and China? Analysts Ridvan Bari Urcosta and Ekaterina Zolotova and Director of Analysis Allison Fedirka join host Christian Smith to discuss the recent Goldman Sachs report, The Rise of Geopolitical Swing States by Jared Cohen.

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