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From the Desk of George Friedman

A Coalition of the Less-Than-Willing


June 14, 2017 The U.S. convinced Arab governments to work together against jihadism. Now it needs to focus them.

Modeling the US Reaction to the Coronavirus

The United States is under enormous pressure. The nature of the particular pressure is unique, though pressure on the United States from various forces...

North Korea, Nukes and Negotiations


Aug. 9, 2017 North Korea exposes itself to more risk by obtaining nuclear weapons, but it increases its leverage by being close.

Of Belarus, China and Watching a Perfect Game Pitched

There are moments in history when disparate global events combine to change the shape of the global system. People like me long for these...

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