Russia’s military interventions in Ukraine and Syria, and its efforts to undermine Western democracies through information warfare – among other actions – have led many in the West to conclude Russia is a formidable threat to the global order. Yet according to political forecaster George Friedman, Russia’s recent offensive maneuvers do not reflect its real power capabilities. In this eye-opening editorial, Friedman shares his Russia-related predictions and explains why he believes that Russia is both “overestimated and underestimated as a global power.”
About the Author
George Friedman is an internationally recognized geopolitical forecaster and strategist on international affairs. He is the founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures.