Tag Archives: Stratfor

Stratfor: Ukraine’s Increasing Polarization and the Western Challenge

By Eugene Chausovsky Just days before the Ukrainian crisis broke out, I took an overnight train to Kiev from Sevastopol in Crimea. Three mechanics in their 30s on their way to jobs in Estonia shared my compartment. All ethnic Russians born … Continue reading

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Stratfor: New Investment Platforms Raise Questions for China’s Banking System

from Stratfor The growth of large online investment platforms has captured the attention of Chinese authorities in recent months. Non-state enterprises such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., which runs the e-commerce website Taobao, and Tencent Holdings Ltd., a social media … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Ukraine and the ‘Little Cold War’

By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Stratfor We must consider the future of Eurasia after the fall of the Soviet Union. Since 1991, the region has fragmented and decayed. The successor state to the Soviet Union, Russia, is emerging from … Continue reading

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Stratfor: The Asian Status Quo

by Robert D. Kaplan and Matt Gerken Arguably the greatest book on political realism in the 20th century was University of Chicago Professor Hans J. Morgenthau’s Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace, published in 1948. In that seminal … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Ukraine Turns From Revolution to Recovery

By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Stratfor The uprising in Kiev has apparently reached its conclusion. President Viktor Yanukovich and the opposition reached an agreement, negotiated by the Polish, German and French foreign ministers. The parliament is now effectively in … Continue reading

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