Documentary - A World on the Brink

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A World on the Brink premiered as a 5-part documentary series on Real Vision Television in October 2017.

A 4-part version of A World on the Brink premiered on the Public Broadcast System (PBS) in the US in May 2018, and has been shown in over 45 markets.


See the preview of the 5-part television documentary on global change and geopolitical risk produced by Real Vision Television, which premiered in October 2017.



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"Flattened: Disintermediation Goes Global," American Interest, September/October 2017

"After Trump, What?," Octavian Report, vol 2:5.

"Hard Road Ahead," Octavian Report, vol 2:3, July 2016

"In Too Deep: The Dark Web and its Denizens," Octavian Report, vol 2:1, March 2016

"Emergent Weaponry and the New (Ab)Normal," Octavian Report, vol 1:6, January 2016

"Water Security and Global Dynamics," Octavian Report, vol 1:2, Spring 2015

"Solar Flares and Electromagnetic Pulses," Octavian Report, vol 1:1, Fall 2014

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"Russia's Wartime Economy," Huffington Post, 9 October 2017

"Germany has become the world’s indispensable nation, but how long can it hold the line alone?," Quartz, 5 May 2017

"A Self-Inflicted Wound In Hungary," Huffington Post, 2 April 2017

"Which Cyber Side Are You On?," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 27 October 2016

"American Hustle: We Are Our Choices," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 24 October 2016

"European Nationalism Goes Mainstream," Huffington Post, 10 October 2016

"The Fog of (Cyber) War—Part 1," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 10 August 2016

"The Fog of (Cyber) War—Part 2," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 18 August 2016

"African Peacebuilding: Realities on the Ground," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 25 July 2016

"Cyber Conflict: The State of the Field," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 27 June 2016

"Getting to Know the Enemy: Scott Atran's Frontline Science," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 16 June 2016

"The open, universal internet is over. But did it ever really exist?," Guardian, 2 April 2016

"Network Solutions," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 21 March 2016

"Q&A: From Back Channel to Diplomatic Fixture," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 11 February 2016

"Q&A: The Other Track Toward Syrian Peace," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 10 February 2016

"The Egyptian Restoration," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 15 January 2016

"The Nationalist International," Huffington Post, 23 January 2016

"Welcome to the Splinternet," Techonomy, 22 December 2015

"A Small Step in Germany," Huffington Post

"Does Globalization Cause War," Huffington Post

"How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America’s Dominance of the Internet," Huffington Post



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"How Top-to-Bottom Intelligence Can Help you Survive and Thrive in the New Risk Environment"


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