Is anyone actually winning the war in Ukraine? Are European leaders already positioning themselves for post-conflict relations with Russia? George Friedman joins Gallup Podcast host Mohamed Younis to discuss China's and Germany's positioning throughout the conflict, U.S. standing in NATO and more.
Poland has been adamant throughout the Ukraine war that Russia must be defeated. George Friedman joins John Batchelor from Warsaw to discuss the Polish position and its importance on the European Plain, and in the second segment, a discussion on advances in modern warfare.
Inflation is at record highs as global markets struggle to recover from COVID-19 supply chain bottlenecks and disruptions from the Ukraine war. GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss how the U.S. has been in this position before, and how it might navigate its way out of these crises.
Moscow is looking for allies given its deteriorating trade relationship with its most important partner, the European Union. Will the Kremlin be able to sway Arab states to abandon neutrality and side with Russia? Ekaterina Zolotova joins John Batchelor to discuss Moscow’s diplomacy in energy production and food supplies.
Is Japan planning to take on China, in the event that China attempts to invade Taiwan? GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss Japan's efforts to increase its military capabilities and in the second segment, why the idea of an off-ramp for Putin in the Ukraine war may be an illusion.
Henry Kissinger recently argued that Ukraine must be prepared to cede some territory to Russia in order to reach a peace treaty. GPF Chairman George Friedman disagrees. He joins John Batchelor to discuss a century of Russian aggression and why the U.S. is so heavily involved in the Ukraine conflict.
As China and Russia's power diminish, the power of Poland and Turkey are on the rise. GPF Chairman George Friedman is back with John Batchelor following U.S. President Biden's historic visit to Beijing, to discuss emerging global shifts and the next phase in the Ukraine war.
Finland has decided to apply for NATO membership, a move which carries both risks and rewards. Antonia Colibasanu joined John Batchelor to discuss the ramifications of the decision, as well as Turkey's rejection of the application.
Does Russia have what it takes to succeed in what some are now calling a long war in Ukraine, or will the Kremlin cut its losses? GPF Chairman George Friedman is back with John Batchelor to discuss the next phase in the war and how it might come to an end.
For Russia, the invasion of Ukraine is only the latest and most important attempt to reverse the events of 1991. GPF Chairman George Friedman is back with John Batchelor to discuss how the war is signaling the beginning of a new era, and rumors of Vladimir Putin's declining health and influence.
The U.S. is sending more weapons to Ukraine, while the Russians reposition themselves in an effort to keep up their offensive. GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss new developments in the war, including a U.S./Russia prisoner exchange, and questions of Putin's capabilities.
The Kremlin has prepared to confront the West and its socio-economic model since at least the early 2000s. GPF COO Antonia Colibasanu joins host Kris Welch to discuss her recent article on the ongoing war in Ukraine and particularly Putin's goal of taking advantage of a weak NATO and European Union, following two years of COVID-19 impacts.