“It’s a very cyclical process -- you can’t stop Hamas and its affiliates from tunneling within Gaza, and Israel at the same time can’t afford the level of casualties that would be entailed in an operation on the ground for an extended period of time,” said Bhalla.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:23Featured Analyst: Reva Bhalla
In an interview on CBC's "Lang & O'Leary Exchange," Stratfor's Vice President of Asia-Pacific Analysis provides commentary on the possible economic fallout from the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and escalating hostilities in the Middle East.
Canadian Broadcasting CorporationMonday, July 21, 2014 - 12:42Featured Analyst: Rodger Baker
"If the separatists did take the jetliner down, it will produce a tremendous amount of international pressure on Russia to stop backing these guys," said Stratfor's Stewart. "That pressure will grow exponentially if it's determined that Russia provided the system used to take the plane out of the sky."
CNBCMonday, July 21, 2014 - 12:41Featured Analyst: Scott Stewart
"We are seeing reports of teenagers showing up at the border with cheat sheets designed to help them gain DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status and make it more difficult to be deported - like claiming their parents are dead," Stewart said. "They are also being instructed to claim they were fearful for their security, though in many cases that is not a false statement."
Fox NewsTuesday, July 8, 2014 - 12:27Featured Analyst: Scott Stewart
"Maliki needs to draw up the threat because he wants more support for his government from regional powers," says Michael Nayebi, a Middle East analyst with the private geopolitical intelligence firm Stratfor. "It appeals to locals: 'We're under a lot of duress, and any further help you give this group or otherwise is going to have disastrous effects.'"
U.S. News & World ReportTuesday, July 8, 2014 - 12:21
From Stratfor founder's Geopolitical Weekly column on U.S. options in Iraq and Ukraine: "It is not possible for the United States to use direct force to impose a solution on Ukraine or Iraq. This is not because war cannot be a solution to evil, as World War II was. It is because the cost, the time of preparation and the bloodshed of effective war can be staggering."
The AtlanticFriday, June 27, 2014 - 17:14Featured Analyst: George Friedman