A Fork in the Road
Category: News, Speaking of Diplomacy

Title: America’s Future(s)

A new paper by Casimir Yost, Senior Fellow


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In a new paper for ISD, Senior Fellow Casimir Yost looks at a series of possible scenarios for the United States in the coming years. To do so, the paper uses three methods of reducing risk in strategic foresight analysis—identifying historical analogies, mapping the borders of systemic risk, and identifying alternative scenarios for how the future could unfold over the next two years.

Yost draws on his experience on the National Intelligence Council, where he directed the Strategic Futures Group and its predecessor, the Long Range Analysis Unit, from 2009 to 2013.

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[Read the full paper]

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