For a decade, Russian academic Igor Panarin has been predicting the U.S. will fall apart in 2010... that an economic and moral collapse will trigger a civil war and the eventual breakup of the U.S.
Considering the recent economic malaise, people are paying a little more attention than usual. Here's how he says it would go:
[Ongoing] mass immigration, economic decline, and moral degradation will trigger a civil war next fall and the collapse of the dollar. Around the end of June 2010, or early July the U.S. will break into six pieces -- with Alaska reverting to Russian control.
Here's a map of the USA as he sees it being by then:
So what do you think are the chances he's correct?