Stratfor explains this week’s coup in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Salman

Summary: This week's events in Saudi Arabia might further destabilize this key region. Here Stratfor cuts through the fog of misinformation to explain what we know -- and what might happen next. "... sweeping change in Saudi Arabia has historically required consensus among the ruling family. But that system now seems to have run its … Continue reading Stratfor explains this week’s coup in Saudi Arabia

Stratfor explains why self-driving cars won’t rule soon

Autonomous Vehicles

Summary: Millions of jobs will be lost when autonomous vehicles dominate the roads. Here Stratfor explains that most difficult factor is not building the technology, it is our fear of new technology. Driving Consumers Toward Automated Vehicles. by Stratfor, 3 November 2017. Highlights. Recent technological developments will keep automated vehicles on track for a limited commercial … Continue reading Stratfor explains why self-driving cars won’t rule soon

Stratfor sees shifts to right in Austria and the Czech Republic

Before and after earthquake in Italy on 30 October 2016

Summary: Europe's turn to the right continues. Voters in Poland and Germany, now Austria and the Czech Republic, have broken the coalitions that have ruled for generations. Frustrations accumulated, then rising immigration sparked an electoral rebellion. See these Stratfor reports about this week's elections. They expect mostly business-as-usual results. I'll bet this is just the … Continue reading Stratfor sees shifts to right in Austria and the Czech Republic

Stratfor: Trump’s art of wrecking the nuclear deal with Iran

Summary: Obama's nuclear deal with Iran was one of his major accomplishments, a defeat of the multi-generational propaganda barrage by America's pro-war hawks. Now conservatives work to overturn it, as they have opposed all nuclear arms control treaties -- deals that have helped prevent atomic war. Stratfor gives a hopeful forecast for what follows Trump's … Continue reading Stratfor: Trump’s art of wrecking the nuclear deal with Iran

Stratfor explains how terrorists measure success

Summary: Stratfor describes something we must understand to win the War on Terror. How do they measure success? It is a key to understanding their plans and so anticipate their actions. “Wars are measured in body counts. The news carries a running tally. You change the world with rivers of blood.” — Terrorist leader Saleem … Continue reading Stratfor explains how terrorists measure success