REUTERS/STR New The CIA’s 2000 report guided George W. Bush. Back in 2000, the CIA published a 70-page report on what the world would be like in 2015.
Here were some of those predictions, according to a December 2000 story from the Telegraph.
Between now and 2015 terrorist tactics will become increasingly sophisticated and designed to achieve mass casualties. Verdict: Definitely true.
Energy resources will be sufficient to meet demand. Verdict: Nailed it.
Chinas economy will grow to overtake Europe as the worlds second largest but still behind the United States. Verdict: True-ish.. Read more…