The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War

The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War

Robert D. Kaplan


From the bestselling writer of Balkan Ghosts and The Ends of the Earth comes a desirable new booklet at the drawing close worldwide chaos that's as amazing because it is important, as unique because it is controversial.

The finish of the chilly conflict has now not ushered within the international peace and prosperity that many had expected. Environmental degradation is inflicting the rampant unfold of famine and disorder, and a emerging variety of international locations are being torn via violent wars of fierce tribalism and trenchant regionalism. Our most modern democracies, resembling Russia and Venezuela, are bloody maelstroms of violence and crime, whereas the United States is beset with an alarmingly excessive variety of apathetic electorate content material to challenge themselves with issues of leisure and comfort. daring, erudite, and profoundly very important, The Coming Anarchy is a compelling must-read by way of one in every of present day so much penetrating writers and provocative minds.

"Analytically daring.... proficient through a rock-solid, unwavering realism and an utter absence of sentimentality.... Kaplan is a educated and forceful polemicist who mixes the attributes of journalist and visionary." —The manhattan Times

"Ambitiously eclectic.... [Kaplan] is one in every of America's most tasty writers on modern foreign affairs." —The manhattan occasions e-book Review

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