REUTERS/STR NewBack in 2000, just before George W. Bush became president, the CIA published a 70-page report on what the world would be like in 2015.
2015 is winding down fast, and it turns out that several of these predictions were on the money. Others were completely wrong.
Here’s a rundown of some of the predictions, according to a December 2000 story from The Telegraph.
Nicholas Carlson contributed to an earlier version of this story.
“International affairs are increasingly determined by large and powerful organizations rather than governments.”
One example of this phenomenon has been the rise of the Islamic State.
And …read more
Source: Business Insider