Geopolitical Futures in the Press – 2018 March
Mar. 20, 2018 World Magazine – War-gaming Korea
“The American policy on Korea remains unchanged. We will not tolerate a nuclear weapon in his hands that can reach the United States. But Kim has avoided that. He wants to convince the South Koreans to diminish or break the relation with the United States.” – George Friedman
Mar. 19, 2018 MarketWatch – George Friedman: America today is still finding its place in a radically changed world
“As the geopolitical system shifts, there is a tendency to see the shifts as transitory, a temporary disruption caused by unfortunate events, until they are well- entrenched, and so we tend to align ourselves with the shift far too late.” – George Friedman
Mar. 13, 2018 Bloomberg Surveillance – Surveillance: A More Hawkish Foreign Policy Ahead, Bremmer Says
George Friedman, Geopolitical Futures Chairman & Founder, says there has always been tension between the Defense Department, State Department, and CIA.
Mar. 6, 2018 The Trumpet – Japan: A New Leader in Global Trade
“George Friedman wrote recently at Geopolitical Futures: ‘The problem for China is that it is unclear if the country can pull off the kind of politically stable economic transition that Japan managed when its high-growth ‘miracle’ ended in the early 1990s.'”
Mar. 3, 2018 Daily Times – The significance of Indo-US alliance for Pakistan
“It is now commonly believed in the US that NATO cannot win in Afghanistan as long as Taliban sanctuaries exist in Pakistan. But as George Friedman assumes, ‘While the US and NATO forces must rely increasingly on Pakistani supply routes to fight the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan — fearful that the United States and India will establish a long-term strategic partnership — has the incentive to keep the jihadist insurgency boiling (preferably in Afghanistan) to keep the Americans committed to an alliance with Islamabad, however complex that alliance might be.'”
Mar. 1, 2018 Bloomberg Surveillance – Surveillance: The World is Awash with Capital, Ailman Says
George Friedman, Geopolitical Futures Founder and Chairman, says China and Russia are two constrained military powers trying to pass on the world stage as if they were much more powerful.