What’s Going on in Iran?

Allison Fedirka and Xander Snyder discuss the evolution of the most recent protests in Iran. Sign up here for free updates on topics like this.

Wargaming D-Day With George Friedman

July 11, 2017

George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro talk about playing an old Avalon Hill board game of D-Day and what these types of games teach us about the nature of war in general. Click here to sign up for free updates on topics like this.

Is NATO Obsolete?

This week, the head of NATO wrote a column politely reminding everyone about the use of the military alliance. Can NATO continue to meet the needs of all its members?

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George Friedman’s Mailbag

George joins the podcast to answer your questions about geopolitics. What did he get wrong in “The Next Hundred Years”? How will China’s economic woes affect the global economy? How is President Trump shaping US foreign policy compared to other US presidents? Tune in for answers to all these and more.

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India’s Centralization Moves

Sept. 22, 2017 Allison Fedirka and Xander Snyder discuss Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s moves to assert greater central authority over aspects of India’s economy and financial institutions. Sign up here for free updates on topics like this.

The New Silk Road Runs Through Italy?

This week, Jacob, Cole and Xander discuss why the Belt and Road Initiative isn’t China’s Marshall Plan, what is and is not boring about Brexit, and how the Caspian Sea could solve some of Iran’s economic problems.

The Geopolitics of Jerusalem

Dec. 8, 2017 Jacob L. Shapiro and Kamran Bokhari discuss why the Trump administration is moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and the implications for the Middle East. Sign up here for free updates on topics like this.

Midway Moments: Waterloo and Gettysburg

June 30, 2017

Jacob L. Shapiro and Xander Snyder reflect on some key historical battles and whether they challenge GPF’s model of how the world works. Click here to sign up for free updates on topics like this.

Democracy and Geopolitics

July 21, 2017

Jacob L. Shapiro and Kamran Bokhari think about the relationship between power and ideology, and whether political forms are predestined. Click here to sign up for free updates on topics like this.

But Why Not the Maldives?

Why do we write about Romania but not Rwanda? Why don’t we cover the successes and failures of SpaceX? Director of Analysis Jacob L. Shapiro and Managing Editor Cole Altom return to talk about the things that don’t quite make it into our analytic framework. Sign up here for free updates on topics like these.

Turkey’s Invasion of Afrin

Jacob Shapiro and Xander Snyder discuss the short and long-term strategic implications of Turkey’s invasion.

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The Intermarium: The Formation of a New European Containment Line

Sept. 15, 2017 Xander Snyder and Antonia Colibasanu discuss the countries involved in the Intermarium, their motivations and why it matters. Sign up here for free updates on topics like this.