Redlines and the problems of intervention in Syria
George Friedman | 01 May 2013 |
tags: foreign policy, Syria
The US and its European allies do not have the force needed to end Syria's appalling bloodshed.
Iraq, a war foretold
Paul Rogers | 27 March 2013 |
tags: foreign policy, Iraq
Even as the ground war in Iraq opened on 20 March 2003, there were clear indications of the carnage to come.
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?
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.
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.
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.
War and Bluff: Iran, Israel and the US
George Friedman | 12 September 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Iran, Israel
Bellicose speeches and sabre-rattling do not add up to an existential threat.
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.
Israel’s strategic crisis
George Friedman | 15 August 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Israel
Israel's ability to influence events on its borders was never great, but now they are now completely beyond its control.
The election, the presidency and foreign policy
George Friedman | 01 August 2012 |
The gap between what candidates promise and what they can actually deliver is vast.
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.
Putin pulls strings in Middle East
George Friedman | 27 June 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Israel, Russia, Vladimir Putin
A state visit to Israel is an opportunity for Russia to strengthen its ties with the major regional players.
The twilight of counterinsurgency
George Friedman | 06 June 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, war on terror, warfare
Winning the hearts and minds of people in an occupied country is a failed tactic. Short, sharp, targeted missions are the way of the future.
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.