The Emerging Crisis in Europe
Doubleday Broadway, 2015
Geopolitical analyst George Friedman offers a hard-nosed, perceptive overview of Europe’s past, present and future.
Founder and former chairman of Stratfor – a leading private intelligence company – George Friedman is a media consultant in international geopolitics and author of the bestsellers The Next Decade and The Next 100 Years. Here, he covers what Europe has been, what Europe is now and what forces will shape Europe in the future. Writing pre-Brexit, Friedman discusses the euro, recent European wars, currency policy, refugees, the relationship between outlying England and the currency-united continent, and how economic power translates to political power. His focus is on the multiple “flashpoints”: those European border areas “where wars are fought.” getAbstract suggests this serious, scholarly overview to policy makers, executives, investors, NGO officials, students and professors seeking a logical, concise portrait of Europe.
About the Author
George Friedman is the founder and former chairman of Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor) – a leading private intelligence firm. He wrote the bestsellers The Next Decade and The Next 100 Years and often comments on intelligence and international geopolitics for the media.
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