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

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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.
For continual, updated analysis and supplemental material, go to www.Stratfor.com.

About the Author


GEORGE FRIEDMAN is the founder and chairman of Stratfor, the leading private intelligence company. Friedman is the author of four books and numerous articles on national security, warfare, and the intelligence business. A nationally recognized expert on intelligence and international geopolitics, he has appeared on all the major television networks and has been featured, along with Stratfor, in such national publications as "Time," "Barron's," the" Wall Street Journal," and the" New York Times Magazine."
Visit www.AmericasSecretWar.com for up-to-the-minute analysis and information.
To learn more about Stratfor, go to www.stratfor.com.
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Praise For…


“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
 

Product Details
ISBN: 9780767923057
ISBN-10: 0767923057
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: January 26th, 2010
Pages: 253
Language: English