The Russians have lost the elements of surprise and speed in their invasion of Ukraine. GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss the latest on the conflict and whether Russia is capable of winning the war they started, considering all its missteps.
The Ukraine crisis is unlike any of the recent history of Russian “intervention” in its borderlands, such as last year's conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss the latest on the war, and the important factors Russia got wrong.
President Biden has addressed the nation on the need for strong sanctions. NATO forces have been deployed in Eastern Europe. GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss the latest on where the crisis stands, and what it will take to end the aggression coming from Russia and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
French President Emmanuel Macron has returned from diplomatic meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. GPF Chairman George Friedman joins John Batchelor to discuss the latest on where the crisis stands, and news from Berlin as Germany pushes for de-escalation.
1991 was the year the Soviet Union collapsed and brought the Cold War to an end. GPF Chairman George Friedman discusses his recent article "1991: False Dawn" and the way in which this was a defining year in history.
Will diplomatic talks between world leaders come to any lasting solutions with regards to Ukraine and other countries that make up Russia's borderlands? GPF Chairman George Friedman speaks with John Batchelor on the latest developments.
George Friedman unpacks the relationship between geopolitics and economics, with host Langley Respess, as well as the relationship between the United States and China, and how demographics is shaping our future.
This week we are revisiting one of our most popular episodes to date. Chairman George Friedman explores China’s relationship with both the United States and Russia, as well as its tendency towards isolation. East Asia Expert Phillip Orchard breaks down the geopolitical imperatives that drive China’s behavior.
A year removed from a massive explosion in Beirut, Middle East expert Hilal Khashan discusses the dire situation in Lebanon and its larger impact on the region’s geopolitics. Analysts Allison Fedirka and Phillip Orchard lay out a midterm report card on this year’s forecasts for Europe and the Asia-Pacific.