Strategic Forecasting, which does business as Stratfor, publishes global intelligence information through its subscription-based Web site, Stratfor.com. The site's content (geopolitical analysis, industry and country forecasts, terrorism intelligence, and real-time situation reports) is designed to help businesses, trade associations, government agencies, and individuals reduce risk and identify business opportunities. Stratfor offerings include online subscriptions to content, as well as custom-tailored consulting projects. It also provides weekly intelligence reports via e-mails based on geopolitics and security. The company was founded in 1996 by national security and intelligence expert Dr. George Friedman.