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George Friedman

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About the Author

Dr. George Friedman is Founder and Chairman of Geopolitical Futures, a company dedicated to forecasting the course of the international system ( He is an internationally recognized strategist on global affairs and appears frequently in the media, and is a New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years, Flashpoints,The Next Decade, The Storm Before the Calm, America’s Secret War, The Future of War and The Intelligence Edge. Prior to founding Geopolitical Futures in 2015, Friedman was Chairman of Stratfor, the geopolitical intelligence publishing and consulting firm he founded in 1996. He lives in Austin, Texas.

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