Podcast

Leighton and George, Part II
February 25, 2019

After focusing on China in Part I, George and Leighton are at it again, this time talking about the...


China’s Failure
February 15, 2019

Part one of a conversation between GPF CEO George Friedman and Newstalk ZB’s Leighton Smith. They discuss GPF’s 2019...

The Week Ahead: Intervention and Partition
February 5, 2019

Cole and Jacob discuss the latest on Venezuela, Brexit, and Afghanistan.


Not Another Cold War — China Edition
January 11, 2019

Jacob and Cole wrestle with whether or not the United States and China are fighting a new Cold War....

George Friedman’s Mailbag
January 5, 2019

George joins the podcast to answer your questions about geopolitics. What did he get wrong in “The Next Hundred...


What’s Next in Northern Syria
December 24, 2018

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of all troops from Syria, a move that has obvious...

2019 Forecast Preview: Part 2
December 21, 2018

2018 is coming to an end, so there’s no better time to think about the future. Every year, GPF...


2019 Forecast Preview: Part 1
December 20, 2018

2018 is coming to an end, so there’s no better time to think about the future. Every year, GPF...

Countries That Confuse Us
November 21, 2018

Geopolitics is slow and largely predictable, but anyone who claims to have all the answers for an international system...


Not Another Cold War: Part 2
October 15, 2018

GPF Director of Analysis Jacob Shapiro welcomes Dr. Andrey Sushentsov, founder and head of Eurasian Strategies, to the show...

Around the World with George Friedman
September 27, 2018

GPF Chairman George Friedman joins Director of Analysis Jacob Shapiro to give thoughts on issues ranging from new alliances...


If Iran Went Nuclear, Would It Even Matter?
August 13, 2018

The heat is on Iran. Its economy is faltering. The currency is falling. The people are protesting. The government...

Turkey and the US: An On-Again, Off-Again Relationship
August 3, 2018

The U.S. and Turkey have a lot of big mutual problems (Iran, the Islamic State, Bashar Assad) yet seem...