9780767923057

The Next 100 Years

  • ISBN 13:

    9780767923057

  • ISBN 10:

    0767923057

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 01/26/2010
  • Publisher: Anchor

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

A fascinating, eye-opening and often shocking look at what lies ahead for the U.S. and the world from one of our most incisive futurists.

In his thought-provoking new book, George Friedman, founder of STRATFOR—the preeminent private intelligence and forecasting firm—focuses on what he knows best, the future. Positing that civilization is at the dawn of a new era, he offers a lucid, highly readable forecast of the changes we can expect around the world during the twenty-first century all based on his own thorough analysis and research.

For example, The U.S.-Jihadist war will be replaced by a new cold war with Russia; China’s role as a world power will diminish; Mexico will become an important force on the geopolitical stage; and new technologies and cultural trends will radically alter the way we live (and fight wars). Riveting reading from first to last, The Next 100 Years is a fascinating exploration of what the future holds for all of us.

“Expect the unexpected. . . . He can see without the crystal ball.” - Newsweek

“Barron’s consistently has found Stratfor’s insights informative and largely on the money—as has the company’s large client base, which ranges from corporations to media outlets and government agencies.” - Barron’s

“There is a temptation, when you are around George Friedman, to treat him like a Magic 8-Ball.” - New York Times Magazine

"Predictions have made George Friedman a hot property these days." - The Wall Street Journal

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