Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe
Friday, January 30, 2015 08:00 AM to 09:15 AM
Despite its reputation as a "civilized" and "cultured" continent, European wars have killed over 100 million people in the last century. Are there "flashpoints" still smoldering beneath the surface that we should pay attention to?
Has the European Union, designed to minimize the built-in geopolitical tensions that led to catastrophic war, already failed? And what could instability in Europe mean for the United States, China, and the rest of the world?
George Friedman is the founder and CEO of Stratfor, an online publisher of geopolitical intelligence that pioneered the field of private intelligence. He is the author of numerous books, including Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe.
Speaker: George Friedman
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
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