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Parag Khanna - Can Complex Geopolitical Events be Untangled?

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Published on Apr 13, 2012

Parag Khanna is curious about "geopolitical chain reactions," how, for example, a Tunisan self-immolation can lead to the world's most powerful military alliance go to war in "the country next door." Or how the sub-prime mortgage in the United States leads to troubles in the Eurozone economies. These kinds of interactions are what the Director of the Global Governance Initiative at the New America Foundation studies in hopes of being able to understand, and perhaps, predict, complex international events.

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