A new reality in relations between US and Israel
George Friedman | 20 March 2013 |
tags: foreign policy, Israel, Stratfor, USA
It's like a marriage that continues out of habit but whose foundation has withered. Can Obama's visit repair it?
What if North Korea really is crazy?
George Friedman | 13 March 2013 |
tags: North Korea, Stratfor
It's unlikely, but what could push North Korea over the brink?
Europe, unemployment and instability
George Friedman | 07 March 2013 |
tags: Europe, financial crisis, Stratfor, unemployment
The European crisis is no longer finance but the devastating effects of unemployment.
Morsi tips the strategic balance in the Middle East
George Friedman | 05 December 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Middle East, Stratfor
The new Egyptian president has moved to consolidate the power of the Muslim Brotherhood, with unpredictable consequences.
Gaza, Catalonia and romantic nationalism
George Friedman | 29 November 2012 |
tags: Catalonia, Gaza, nationalism, Stratfor
Romantic nationalism can fulfill a people's dreams or nightmares and usually does both.
Mexico’s new president faces tough constraints
Scott Stewart | 23 November 2012 |
tags: drug cartels, Mexico, Stratfor
Serious issues involving labour and market reforms and control over drug trafficking face the newly elected Mexican Government.
More caution in foreign policy
George Friedman | 08 November 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, foreign policy, Stratfor
We can expect a great deal of unhappiness with the second Obama administration overseas.
Who won? Does it really matter?
George Friedman | 24 October 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, Stratfor, vilification
What debates show is how candidates perform under pressure. What they actually say matters much less.
A new normal in US foreign policy
George Friedman | 10 October 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Stratfor, USA
American detachment from the chaos in Syria indicates that a new foreign policy is settling into place.
The death of a dictator and the death of an ambassador
George Friedman | 19 September 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Libya, Stratfor
If you wage war for moral ends, you are morally bound to manage the consequences.
Poland’s fragile independence
George Friedman | 29 August 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Poland, Stratfor
For Poland, geopolitics is an existential issue. Nothing in its history says that disaster is impossible.
Mexico’s growing pains
George Friedman | 22 August 2012 |
"Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States!" said one of its presidents one hundred years ago. Not much has changed.
The endgame begins in Syria
George Friedman | 25 July 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Iran, Stratfor, Syria
The Assad regime has been fatally weakened by recent chaos and violence. The losers are Iran, Russia, China and Israel. The unlikely winner is the United States.
Australia’s lifeline: its precarious sea lanes
George Friedman | 23 May 2012 |
tags: Australia, foreign policy, Stratfor
Large, isolated and rich, Australia needs to cultivate a friendship with the US to survive in an dangerous world.
Putin faces a changing Europe
George Friedman | 10 May 2012 |
tags: Russia, Stratfor, Vladimir Putin
Personal relationships with heads of state give way to new geopolitical dynamics.