3 predictions on the future of Iran, and the math to back it up: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita on TED.com

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita uses mathematical analysis to predict (very often correctly) such messy human events as war, political power shifts, Intifada … After a crisp explanation of how he does it, he offers three predictions on the future of Iran. (Recorded at TED2009, February 2009, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 19:05.)

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