RealClearWorld: Russia’s Broken Logic for Invading Ukraine


    History shows that in war, a rapid victory doesn’t require a carefully considered justification. A country goes in, wins, and makes the case later. An extended war, however, must be justified to a government’s own people so that it can have the full force of the public behind it, and to the rest of the world so that it doesn’t invite retribution. – George Friedman

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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.