George Friedman: American Geopolitical Strategist
George Friedman is an American geopolitical strategist and author. He has a broad understanding of the world’s history, economics, geography, and politics. He studied at Columbia University, where he was awarded his undergraduate degree with honors in political science. George received his M.A. from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy. He then got his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he became interested in international relations theory and classical strategic studies under Professor Henry Kissinger (former U.S. Secretary of State).
George served as the chairman of Stratfor Global Intelligence — one of the first private intelligence firms founded after the September 11th, 2001 attacks against America.
George Friedman is a geopolitical strategist and author of “The Next Decade.” He studied at the University of Chicago, served as an intelligence officer in Vietnam from 1968-1969, and later worked for the Rand Corporation. He has been called “the best-educated man on earth” by The Economist because he has spent his life studying geopolitics and economics. He is also an expert on terrorism due to his time as head of research for the CIA’s counter-terrorism center.