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From the Desk of George Friedman

The Deep State


March 15, 2017 It does in fact exist, but not how you think.

Russia’s True Strategy Shows Itself

If you look at the whole of Russia’s behavior around Ukraine, its strategy becomes clear – or as clear as clear gets in geopolitics....

Israel’s Disappearing Act


Dec. 21, 2016 Israelis have benefited from not being a main focus in the Middle East.

The US-China War Will Have to Wait


There are more important issues to attend to first.

The Geopolitics of the Novel Coronavirus

Geopolitics is a fairly slow-moving process that unfolds in predictable ways. This is usually the case. There are then moments when a wild card...

The Difference Between Xi and Mao


The current Chinese leader may be president for life, but that’s where the comparisons end.

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