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The Next 100 Years by George Friedman
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Jan 16, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: war-modern-strategy

Although the topic is about geopolitics (really not my fave subject) but i honestly love reading this book. I appreciate Friedman's effort to make a prediction on what's going to happen in the next 100 years. Bet that's not an easy thing to do.

His view of the world in the next 90 years (since now we're already in the year 2011) was quite different from most geo-strategic experts/authors. For example, when most ppl predicted China as the new superpower, but Friedman predicted that Japan, Turkey, and Poland would be the new major powers in the 21st century. And his reasons was quite make sense.

One of the interesting part of this book was when he wrote about the future war: in the next 100 years, war will happen again in a traditional form, but using new technology (e.g: battle-star - a hypersonic aircraft owned by US) and it's going to happen in the space.

Overall, although not everything in this book is going to happen but it's still an interesting book to read.


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