VIDEO Interview with George Friedman
courtesy of Random House
The Next 100 Years
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George Friedman author of
In his long-awaited and provocative new book, The Next 100 Years, George Friedman turns his eye on the future-offering a lucid, highly readable forecast of the changes we can expect around the world during the twenty-first century. Learn more at http://doubleday.com and http://www.stratfor.com/next100years/
Friedman shows that we are now, for the first time in half a millennium, at the dawn of a new erawith changes in store, including:
The U.S.-Jihadist war will concludereplaced by a second full-blown Cold War with Russia.
The author is founder of the Center for Geopolitical Studies at Louisiana State University, which engages in integrated economic, political and military modeling and forecasting; it was the only non-DOD/non-governmental organization granted access to Joint Theater Level Simulation (JTLS) by the Joint Warfighting Center.
He later founded STRATFOR, a private intelligence firm which provides foreign affairs analysis to its members. He serves as its chief intelligence officer, and CEO.
Friedman was born in Hungary to Holocaust survivor parents. In order to flee from the Communists, his family left Hungary in 1949. They went to Austria and lived in a displaced person camp for several years before getting visas to come to the United States.
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