Geopolitical Futures

Geopolitical Futures

The Rise and Fall of Nations; The Future of Rare Earths

On this episode of Talking Geopolitics, host Christian Smith discusses the geopolitics of rare earths with East Asia...

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Cuba Back in the Spotlight; Fundamentals of Geopolitics

Geopolitics is our bread and butter. It's also a term easily thrown around without accurately conveying its meaning....

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Introducing Talking Geopolitics: Series Trailer

Talking Geopolitics is a bi-monthly non-partisan podcast brought to you by Geopolitical Futures, an online...

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Leighton Smith and George Friedman on The Storm Before the Calm

NewsTalk NZ's Leighton Smith talks with Geopolitical Futures Chairman George Friedman on his new book, The Storm...

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The Precarious Germany-Russia Relationship

Since the end of the Cold War, Germany and Russia have tried to balance a robust economic relationship with...

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Protests and Escalation: The Middle East in 2020

Middle East powers are vying for influence in an increasingly complex and volatile landscape. Geopolitical Futures’...

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The State of the Middle East Amidst US-Iran Tensions

GPF founder George Friedman, Hezbollah expert Hilal Khashan and analyst Caroline Rose examine the ramifications of...

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India and Iran’s Water Problem

Jacob Shapiro and Xander Snyder are back at it to talk climate change, water scarcity in India and Iran, and the...

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George Friedman on the Leighton Smith Podcast

Newstalk ZB’s Leighton Smith brings GPF Chairman George Friedman back on his podcast to discuss the latest...

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The Latest on North Korea and Iran

Jacob L. Shapiro welcomes Xander Snyder and Phillip Orchard onto the podcast to discuss the latest on U.S. relations...

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The Geopolitics of Deadwood

Join Cole, Jacob, and Phillip on this auspicious April Fools' Day for a discussion of the Geopolitics of Deadwood. No...

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The Brexit That Never Ends

Cole hosts Phillip, Jacob, and Ryan to talk about the latest developments on the Brexit soap opera. Other exciting...

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Is Democracy Failing?

CEO George Friedman joins the podcast to talk about whether democracy is failing in the United States and in Europe.

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The New Silk Road Runs Through Italy?

This week, Jacob, Cole and Xander discuss why the Belt and Road Initiative isn’t China’s Marshall Plan, what is and...

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Leighton and George, Part II

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

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China's Failure

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

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The Week Ahead: Intervention and Partition

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

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Not Another Cold War -- China Edition

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

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George Friedman's Mailbag

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

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What’s Next in Northern Syria

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

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