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Is the Middle East Headed for an All-Out War?

Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla discusses the implications of Hamas' targeting of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, cities normally considered off-limits in the ongoing cross-border conflict.

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Stratfor’s Friedman on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

George Friedman, founder and chief executive officer of Stratfor, explains why the new missiles that Hamas has acquired, which can reach areas around Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, are driving the escalating conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

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The Changing Landscape in the Middle East

The Changing Landscape in the Middle East

Reva Bhalla, Vice President of Global Analysis at Stratfor, says the changing dynamics of the region are pushing Israel to secure its borders and eliminate any security threats, notably Hamas.

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Gaza Unrest and Market Fallout

The energy markets on high alert on a major escalation in tensions between Israeli and Palestinian militants. The number of casualties is increasing daily, and Israeli forces are moving toward the Gaza border, a sign of a possible ground offensive. The region is a global flash point that's seen revolution and civil war over the past couple of years. For more on this story, let's bring in George Friedman, CEO of Stratfor.

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China Power Transition

China Power Transition

Rodger Baker, China expert, Stratfor, talks about China's responsibility as a rising superpower.

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Military planners prepare for war in Mali

Military planners prepare for war in Mali

U.S.-based risk consultancy Stratfor said an intervention would likely drive al Qaeda-linked fighters out of their strongholds - Timbuktu, Gao, and Kidal - and into the mountain ranges of Mali and Niger where their influence could be contained.

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Syrian defector says most bomber pilots grounded

Syrian defector says most bomber pilots grounded

It was not possible to verify Fares’ statements, but Omar Lamrani, a military analyst at the Texas-based think tank Stratfor, said it was plausible for the regime to ground pilots considered less-than-loyal to prevent defections.

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Houston firms turning to Stratfor for security information on Mexico

Houston firms turning to Stratfor for security information on Mexico

Stratfor, an Austin-based intelligence firm, offers an array of services, including a daily Mexican violence report as well as a quarterly summary of the developments. "We can do a deep dive on a location and provide a detailed analysis of what is going on," said Scott Stewart, vice president for analysis at Stratfor and a former U.S. State Department agent. "We can get very granular, if that is what the customer desires."

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