All posts by: George Friedman

George Friedman is an American political scientist and author, and founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Intelligence Officer of Stratfor, a private intelligence corporation.


The Iraq War: Recollections

It seemed appropriate, therefore, to hear from those at STRATFOR who fought in the war and survived. STRATFOR is graced with seven veterans of the war and one Iraqi who lived through it. It is interesting to me that all of our Iraq veterans were enlisted personnel. I don’t know what that means, but it pleases me for some reason. Their short recollections are what STRATFOR has to contribute to the end of the war. It is, I think, far more valuable than anything I could possibly say. Read more