George Friedman – American political scientist, dealing with geopolitics and modern military doctrine. He was a security adviser to American military commanders. Former head of Stratfor, a private American intelligence company. Currently Founder and Chairman of Geopolitical Futures, a publication that charts the course of the international system. He is the author of many books. In Poland, publications were published: “Next 100 years: forecast for the 21st century”, “Next decade: where we were and where we are going”, “Poland is at a turning point in history”.