In 2011 we find ourselves abruptly confronting many formerly hypothetical developments that will potentially reshape the global geopolitical map as we now know it.  The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, the rapid inflation of a slowing Chinese economy, and the birth of a new African state are all imminent possibilities.  Assessing the annual STRATFOR global intelligence forecast, these are some of the anticipated diplomatic issues of the New Year as foreseen by the Strategic

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