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RealClearWorld: Ukraine and the Long War

Long wars result from consistent and fundamental errors: underestimating the will and ability of an enemy to resist, overestimating one’s own capabilities, going to war for incorrect or insufficient reasons, or underestimating the degree to which a powerful third party might intervene and shift the balance of power. - George Friedman Full story

RealClearWorld: China and Russia

  The specter of a Chinese-Russian alliance against the United States seems catastrophic to many Americans, and the idea of Chinese weapons on the Ukrainian battlefield seems like a preface to disaster. But these concerns are misplaced. - George Friedman Full story

Newsbomb: Tomorrow Uncertain for Turkey, but Geography "Will Not Change"

In view of Antonia Colibasanu's visit to Greece, Newsbomb.gr held a discussion with her, both on the challenges posed to Europe and the world economy by the war in Ukraine, but also on Greek-Turkish relations, the risk of conflagration in the Aegean and how the scene and Turkish aspirations change - or does not change, after the deadly earthquake in the southeast of the country. Full story

Sun Media Romania: Cum va arăta Europa după ce războiul din Ucraina se va sfârși

„În scenariul pe care îl cred și sper puțin probabil în care Rusia va câștiga în Ucraina, ne vom confrunta cu o creștere a actelor de agresiune în Marea Neagră, ceea ce va pune sub semnul întrebării multe dintre proiectele de dezvoltat în regiunea maritimă. - Antonia Colibasanu Full story

Adevarul: Paradoxul războiului din Ucraina

Războiul din Ucraina aduce pagube greu de estimat, afectând nu doar o țară, ci un întreg continent. Dincolo de toate acestea, pentru România și pentru statele vecine Ucrainei poate aduce și unele avantaje economice, a explicat pentru „Adevărul” expertul în geoeconomie Antonia Colibășanu. Full story

RealClearDefense: The Future of U.S.-China Relations

Earlier this week, the G-20 summit opened in Indonesia, during which the long-awaited meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping took place. That they met at all means the meeting was a success. - George Friedman Full story

RealClearDefense: Still a Unipolar World

In recent weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the United States is trying to impose a new world order, one designed to control Russia, China and Europe, as well as the lesser powers of the world. It’s tempting to write it off as the ranting of a leader at war, but there’s more to it than that. - George Friedman Full story

Bloomberg Daybreak Australia: George Friedman on Russia's Threat

George Friedman discusses his take on the Kremlin's renewed threat of a nuclear war. It comes as Russia may rush to complete annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine within days. He speaks with Shery Ahn and Haidi Stroud-Watts on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia". Full interview

Bloomberg: George Friedman on Russia's Threat

George Friedman, Founder and Chairman at Geopolitical Futures, discusses the Kremlin's renewed threat of a nuclear war. It comes as Russia may rush to complete annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine within days. He speaks with Shery Ahn and Haidi Stroud-Watts on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia". Full interview

RealClearDefense: Tactical Nuclear Weapons

There has been endless speculation that Russia might use nuclear weapons in Ukraine. Given that Russian President Vladimir Putin has mentioned their use on several occasions, that concern is clearly justified. Given that mentioning something can either indicate intent or simply be a bluff, there is reason for scrutiny. - George Friedman Full story
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