The Next Decade

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The Next Decade: Empire and Republic in a Changing World

The Next Decade focuses on the imminent events and challenges that will test America and the world. This book analyzes these events from the perspectives of the men and women leading these global changes, focusing in particular on the American president, who will require extraordinary skills to shepherd the United States through this transitional period. The Next Decade is a provocative and fascinating look at the conflicts and opportunities that lie ahead.

“A must-read.”

The Washington Times

“Delivered in an engaging style and with no little dramatic flourish . . . [The Next Decade should] find a wide and receptive popular audience.”

San Francisco Chronicle

“Friedman . . . has the unusual ability to view events through the eyes of not only American but also foreign leaders.”

New York Observer


“There is a temptation, when you are around George Friedman, to treat him like a Magic 8-Ball.”

The New York Times Magazine


“Considering how right [Friedman]’s been over the years, he’s worth listening to.”

San Antonio Express-News


“Predictions have made George Friedman a hot property these days.”

The Wall Street Journal


“Well-researched and compelling.”

Publishers Weekly

“Expect the unexpected... He can see without the crystal ball.”