Newsweek – Prominent Televangelist Slams Trump Over Middle East Policy: ‘Allowing the Christians and the Kurds to be Massacred’


    George Friedman, the chairman of Geopolitical Futures, pointed out to Newsweek that Turkey and the U.S. are allied through the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He argued the administration’s decision was an attempt to balance this alliance with its support for the Kurds. The situation is difficult for the U.S., as it’s attempting to draw Turkey closer after years of strained relations. At the same time, it does not want to completely abandon the Kurds.

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    Geopolitical Futures (GPF) was founded in 2015 by George Friedman, international strategist and author of The Storm Before the Calm and The Next 100 Years. GPF is non-ideological, analyzes the world and forecasts the future using geopolitics: political, economic, military and geographic dimensions at the foundation of a nation.