The Lint Center Announces Generous Donation from Geopolitical Futures

Geopolitical Futures and the Lint Center partner to broaden the insight of scholarship winners on relationships between geography, demography, resource scarcity, military capability and other key drivers of the international system.

June 20, 2019

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization established to promote and advance the academic and professional preparation of America’s next generation National Security and Counterintelligence workforce, is pleased to announce a generous donation from Geopolitical Futures, a successful global forecasting organization rooted in geopolitical analysis and risk assessment.

Geopolitical Futures will provide Lint Center for National Security Scholarship winners with an annual subscription to its geopolitical service focused on delivering non-partisan, transparent, and objective forecasting.

“We are very excited to receive this gracious contribution from Geopolitical Futures and appreciate their willingness to support and acknowledge the efforts of the Center, as we continuously strive to discover, counsel, and enrich the future National Security workforce of the United States,” said James R. Lint, President and CEO of the Lint Center for National Security Studies. “We are extremely delighted to receive this substantial gift from Geopolitical Futures and believe it will enhance the knowledge of the Center’s scholarship recipients by enabling them to access cutting edge analysis on current global topics.”

“We are pleased to recognize and support the mission of the Center in its efforts to identify, mentor, and improve our country’s future workforce,” said George Friedman, Chairman of Geopolitical Futures. “Scholarship recipients will benefit from the fresh perspective provided by our forecasting and analysis professionals, and our insights into political, economic, and military developments occurring around the globe. We look forward to continuing our work with the Center as it strives to empower, enhance, and enable the next generation.”


About Geopolitical Futures

Geopolitical Futures is the leading provider of geopolitical analysis and forecasting information. Using GPF’s unique model, our global analysts understand the past and identify the patterns, monitoring the world, connecting the dots, explaining why things matter, and how they impact the relationships between nations. GPF provides guidance to reduce risk for financial, manufacturing, supply-chain and other global industries. We filter the noise, allowing readers and clients to focus on what’s important to move life and business forward – allowing them to see the opportunities as well as risks. Geopolitical Futures, LLC is a for-profit entity, led by George Friedman and based in Austin, Texas.

About Lint Center:

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a non-profit IRS 501 (c) (3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships and mentoring programs for students pursuing careers in national service with a particular focus on counterintelligence, military intelligence, national security and cross-cultural studies. The Center is Veteran and minority operated and managed IRS-approved charity. It awards scholarships semi-annually in both January and July. For more information, please visit


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