The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

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Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited, 2010 - Political Science - 376 pages
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"Predictions have made George Friedman a hot property these days." -The Wall Street JournalIn The Next 100 Years, George Friedman offers a lucid, highly readable forecast of the changes we can expect around the world during the twenty-first century. He explains where and why future wars will erupt (and how they will be fought), which nations will gain and lose economic and political power, and how new technologies and cultural trends will alter the way we live in the new century.Drawing on history and geopolitical patterns dating back hundreds of years. Friedman shows that we are now, for the.

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Good book overall, pleasurable, and easy to read. - Goodreads
I am a bit pessimistic about the author's premise. - Goodreads
Interesting insights. - Goodreads
This book was a good introduction to geopolitics. - Goodreads
Very interesting insights. - Goodreads
However, its a brilliant writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

The first half of this book is very interesting as the author talks about current trends and makes some intriguing predictions on what he thinks will happen geopolitically over the next 100 years. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ooi Ghee Leng - Goodreads

Although the book might seem far-fetched, however in hindsight Friedman did pour into us great insights drawn from geopolitical analysis. This is a must-read. Consider reading Jared Diamond's "Guns ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

George Friedman is an American political scientist and author. He is the founder, chief intelligence officer, financial overseer, and CEO of the private intelligence corporation Stratfor. He has authored several books, including America's Secret War, The Intelligence Edge, and The Future of War. Friedman spent almost twenty years in academia, teaching political science at Dickinson College. He received a B.A. from the City College of New York, where he majored in political science, and a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. He is married to Meredith Friedman (née LeBard), has four children and lives in Austin, Texas.

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