Summary: Stratfor explains one aspect of our free market globalized world -- the export of fentanyl to America by Mexico's capitalist cartels. They saw the market and successfully met its demands, despite powerful opposition. As for Mexico, for a decade geopolitical experts have prophesied its doom from the growing power of the cartels. So far … Continue reading Stratfor: Mexico’s entrepreneurs provide the fentanyl that America wants!
Summary: We have difficulty dealing with present problems because we have forgotten so much of our past. Here Stratfor seeks lessons for our long war with jihadists by examining our long struggle with anarchists during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is rich with lessons for us. The subject of this analysis is "nihilist and … Continue reading Stratfor: we can learn to fight jihadists by studying the anarchists
Summary: Stratfor looks at the videos of ISIS using drones and discusses their potential applications of this new weapon. Will we see ISIS drones in the skies of America? Beyond the Buzz: Assessing the Terrorist Drone Threat By Scott Stewart at Stratfor, 9 February 2017. The Islamic State is taking to the skies as the fight … Continue reading Stratfor looks at the next phase of terrorism: ISIS drones
Summary: Remember the hysteria in 2014-15 about the Islamic State? Our geopolitical experts debated whether they would be stopped at Cairo, Paris, or Chicago. Fast forward to today, where Stratfor predicts the rapid decay of ISIS. But even after it fades to irrelevance, a Jihad 3.0 will arise. The Islamic State in 2017: Rotting From … Continue reading Stratfor Predicts that the Islamic State Will Rot From Within
Summary: Here Stratfor examines a growing and disturbing aspect of fourth generation warfare -- the increased use of children as soldiers -- by jihadists. This can help us to better know what to expect from this dark aspect of our future, and to prepare for it. The Stray Cubs of the Caliphate By Scott Stewart … Continue reading Stratfor looks at the stray cubs of the Caliphate