From waves of migration to Brexit and an ever evolving political landscape, 2016 challenged the very foundation of the European Union. At the beginning of the year, Stratfor forecasted European fragmentation as a key trend that would shape global developments. In the latest episode of the Stratfor Talks podcast, Stratfor analysts Adriano Bosoni and Mark Fleming-Williams explore what the future of Europe will look like going forward.
Then in part two of the podcast, Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon and Vice President of Strategic Analysis Rodger Baker examine how demographics can help indicate the potential economic success of a nation, highlighting current demographics in Japan as a case study.
On November 8, the United States elected Donald Trump as its next president. President-elect Trump does not officially take office until January 20, 2017, but the question of what a Trump presidency could mean for U.S. foreign policy is already circling the globe. Two of Stratfor’s lead analysts, Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon and Vice President of Strategic Analysis Rodger Baker, sit down to discuss that very question and offer some context for this ongoing conversation in the latest episode of the Stratfor Talks podcast.
Then Deputy Editor Lynn Wise speaks with Stratfor Senior Eurasia Analyst Lauren Goodrich about the role geography plays in Russia’s historical pattern of expansion and contraction.
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Disruptive technologies can potentially lead to major geopolitical shifts. In the latest Stratfor Talks podcast, Science and Technology Analyst Rebecca Keller looks at several emerging fields and how they may reshape current global trends. Then Senior Analyst Sim Tack sits down to discuss Strafor’s Focal Point series of satellite imagery and how it contributes to Stratfor’s broader strategic intelligence analysis.