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Questioning China's Upward Trajectory
by RaptureWatch on February 13, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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Published on 13 Feb 2017 Strafor editor Evan Rees and contributor Dr. Jay Ogilvy discuss the problems with the mainstream narrative of a China on the rise. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com
Satellite Imagery: The Islamic State Wre...
by RaptureWatch on February 1, 2017 at 6:54 PM
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Published on 1 Feb 2017 Stratfor Military Analyst Sim Tack examines the damage the Islamic State has done to the city's infrastructure as it tries to slow the Iraqi army's advance on western Mosul.
PODCAST: Inauguration Security
by RaptureWatch on January 10, 2017 at 4:15 PM
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Published on 10 Jan 2017 When President-elect Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States on January 20, a massive, multi-agency effort will roll out across Washington D.C. to ensure inauguration security. To get a sense of what that security effort looks like, Stratfor Chief Security Officer Fred Burton joins the Stratfor Talks podcast to share his experience having worked on security details for past presidential inaugurations. Then Stratfor Vice President of Strategic Analysis Rodger Baker and Senior Analyst Sim Tack discuss military options to address North Korea?s nuclear program and what the implications of a military strike would be.
PODCAST: 2016 in Review
by RaptureWatch on December 19, 2016 at 5:12 PM
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Published on 19 Dec 2016 2016 proved to be a particularly interesting year on the geopolitical stage. As Stratfor said last year in our annual forecast, "the defining events of 2016 will raise apprehension around the world, leading into what will likely be an even more tumultuous 2017 as an array of developing conflicts comes into sharper focus." To delve deeper into what happened, where things stand and what lies ahead, Stratfor Vice President for Global Analysis Reva Goujon returns to the podcast to discuss our scorecard for 2016. As guest host Cole Altom says, the passage of time is the ultimate vindication so we'll look at lessons learned, Stratfor's unique methodology and a peek at the year ahead.
PODCAST: 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbo...
by RaptureWatch on December 6, 2016 at 10:04 PM
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Published on 6 Dec 2016 December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. In this special edition of the Stratfor Talks podcast, host Ben Sheen interviews three analysts about issues and trends related to the attack that continue to unfold. Senior Military Analyst Omar Lamrani explores the evolution of Japan as a maritime power since the end of World War II. Then we examine the ongoing trend of Japanese normalization with Stratfor Vice President of Strategic Analysis Rodger Baker. And Senior Analyst Sim Tack looks at the nature of and challenges posed by strategic intelligence failures from Pearl Harbor to today.
PODCAST: The Future of Europe
by RaptureWatch on November 30, 2016 at 7:33 PM
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Published on 30 Nov 2016 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 forecast 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.
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