Security analyst Scott Stewart gives his take on the Islamic State in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris, and Vice President of Analysis Reva Bhalla provides a review of Stratfor's 2015 Annual Forecast predictions, hits and misses.
Analyst Mark Fleming-Williams explores competing visions for the future of the European Union, and security expert Fred Burton looks back at the 1979 hostage crisis, 36 years after it began.
Military analyst Paul Floyd examines the difficulties faced by military trainers in Iraq, through the lens of national and cultural identities. And Former Soviet Union analyst Lauren Goodrich discusses the Cold War art form known as Kremlinology, and how it applies to Russia today.
Europe analyst Adriano Bosoni explains why the geography of Greece poses a security problem for Europe and the Schengen Agreement states. Also, science and technology analyst Rebecca Keller discusses robotic bees and other innovations that could help farmers in the future.
In this episode of Stratfor Talks, best-selling author Fred Burton discusses the challenges of building credible intelligence sources and protecting diplomats in places like Benghazi. Also, special guest Tolga Ozyurtcu from the University of Texas at Austin discusses the intersection of geopolitics and sports.