Stratfor Eurasia analyst Eugene Chausovsky explains the layers of diplomacy surrounding the crisis in Ukraine and how to unravel the tangled politics between Russia and the West involving that conflict. Meanwhile, Asia-Pacific analyst Thomas Vien delves into the message behind a spate of apparent Chinese renditions, and security expert Fred Burton offers a response to a reader about technicalities in aircraft attacks.
With tensions running high in the East and South China Seas, Omar Lamrani explains the subtleties of China's counterintervention strategy. Also, security expert Fred Burton kicks off the first part of Stratfor's 20th anniversary series, "20 Ways the World Has Changed in 20 Years," with a look at five lasting impacts of the 9/11 attacks.
In the wake of the San Bernardino, Calif., terrorist attacks, security expert Scott Stewart discusses impacts to the U.S. political system. Also, Chief Intelligence Officer Jon Sather shares his top reading picks for the coming year.
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.