The Epoch Times – US State Dept: China Escalates Coercion Against Vietnam Offshore Oil Drilling


    “Analyst firm Geopolitical Futures suggests that Beijing’s goal is “’not to take the hydrocarbons for itself but to force regional states into joint exploration agreements that implicitly acknowledge China’s distended territorial claims.’”

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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.