The Geopolitics of Deadwood: Cold War in the Black Hills

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This April Fools’ Day, we pay homage to the HBO cult Western that expertly blended fact and fiction, and the city that inspired it. The long-awaited movie will be released in May.

Coups in Africa Since 1950

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A recent failed coup in Gabon is just the latest attempt to overthrow an African government.

George Friedman on the G-7 Summit and Historic Singapore Summit

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As the G-7 summit has come to a close in Canada, U.S. President Donald Trump is now preparing for a historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. George Friedman breaks down what really happened at the G-7 and what could come from the meeting in Singapore.

What We’re Reading: May 22, 2018

Remembering The Wire, getting to know Tunisia

After Pulling Out Of Multiple Deals, How Is America’s Reputation?

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Earlier this week, President Trump declared the U.S. would pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which is better known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. This follows the administration’s decisions to leave the Paris Climate Agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and enter into NAFTA renegotiations.

How does this affect how the U.S. is seen by allies and adversaries alike?

Kresta in the Afternoon

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Kim Jong Un has promised to make steps toward a denuclearization of Korea. Can he be trusted? Is there any hope for improved human rights in a country where they are virtually nonexistent? Is this a sign of improved relations between North Korea and the rest of the world, or is Kim just playing everyone for fools? Geopolitical Futures Chairman George Friedman has closely followed the situation.

More George Friedman and Geopolitical Forecasts

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Geopolitical Futures founder George Friedman discusses his insights on the developing situation in North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal, and the Syrian war.

The Olasky Interview: George Friedman

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What does the future hold for the world’s political leaders? WORLD Magazine’s Marvin Olasky talks with GPF Chairman George Friedman on which global leaders will be up or down over this next year in terms of their popularity or their success.

MacroGeo – Poland, the Natural Ally for Post-Brexit Britain

By March 2019, Britain will leave the European Union. It can’t, however, leave Europe. It’s best hope to remain an influential power in Europe is to build stronger ties with another state on Europe’s periphery: Poland. – Nora T. Kalinskij Full Story

An East Asia Roundup with George Friedman

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Can New Zealand balance between world powers? Is a U.S.-China trade war imminent? What’s the latest on the North Korea nuclear crisis? George Friedman answers these questions and more on News Talk with Leighton Smith.

The Geopolitics of Dune

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This April Fool’s Day, we present Frank Herbert’s science fiction classic that transposes religion, war, politics, blood feuds, the commodities trade – all the things that make our own world go – onto the fictitious planet of Arrakis.