Mathew Burrows


Director of the Atlantic Council's Strategic Foresight Initiative 

His recent book is The Future Declassified: Megatrends that Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action (Palgrave/Macmillan). In August 2013 he retired from a 28-year career in the CIA and State Department, the last ten being spent at the National Intelligence Council (NIC).


Valdai Paper #33: Kissinger’s Nightmare: How an Inverted US-China-Russia May Be…
A policy of simultaneous antagonization of Russia and China, which consciously or unconsciously is carried out by the White House, is the most serious foreign policy mistake of the United States.
An Inconclusive Sino-US Summit at a Pivotal Tipping Point
Summits come in two varieties.  One are breakthroughs that set in motion a whole new dynamic between the leaders and their respective governments and societies.  Such a summit

Mathew Burrows