Podcast

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...

The Problem with ‘Populism’
July 27, 2018

Is populism an ideology? Is it a political tool? A political weapon? The term has been bastardized over the...


Is NATO Obsolete?
June 23, 2018

This week, the head of NATO wrote a column politely reminding everyone about the use of the military alliance....

Italy’s View of France and Germany
June 18, 2018

GPF Director Jacob Shapiro welcomes special guest Dario Fabbri, Senior Analyst at Limes, to talk about Italy’s view of...


Making Sense of the North Korea Talks
June 15, 2018

The unprecedented meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un raises an important question:...

War Games, Malaysian Intrigue, the ‘Libya Model’
May 31, 2018

This week, Jacob and Cole stitch together a few separate recordings that were made throughout the week. We have...