George Friedman is chairman of Geopolitical Futures, a firm which analyzes and forecasts the course of global events.

He is also the founder and former chairman of Stratfor, an online publisher of geopolitical intelligence that pioneered the field of private intelligence.

Friedman is the author of numerous articles and books on international affairs, warfare and intelligence. His book The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century is a New York Times best seller. Included among his previous books are The Future of War, The Intelligence Edge, and America’s Secret War.

Last Updated: July 31, 2017