Real Clear World: China, Ultra-Competence and Coronavirus


    The public expects a competence-based government to produce miracles, and when disappointed, the public can turn vicious. Xi Jinping sold himself as ultra-competent. Events such as the coronavirus outbreak eat ultra-competence alive. – George Friedman

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    Geopolitical Futures
    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.