Robert D. Kaplan

Robert D. Kaplan

Author. Foreign Correspondent. Geopolitics.

Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of sixteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including In Europe's Shadow, Asia’s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan Ghosts.

He is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where his work has appeared for three decades. He was chief geopolitical analyst at Stratfor, a visiting professor at the United States Naval Academy, and a member of the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board.

Foreign Policy magazine twice named him one of the world’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers.”

Robert D. Kaplan – Earning the Rockies
Robert D. Kaplan – Earning the Rockies

Earning the Rockies:
How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World

Petraeus

"A thoughtful, engrossing, eloquent reflection on the United States' westward expansion to fill our continent - and on the implications of the resulting national character for the current debate about the proper role of America in the world. Another masterpiece by Robert D. Kaplan." - General (Ret.) David Petraeus

Robert D. Kaplan - In Europe's Shadow
Robert D. Kaplan - In Europe's Shadow

In Europe’s Shadow:
Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond

Brokaw

"In Europe's Shadow is a masterful work of important history, analysis and prophecy about the ancient and modern rise of Romania as a roundabout between Russia and Europe. I learned something new on every page. Kaplan is a master." - Tom Brokaw

Robert D. Kaplan – Revenge of Geography
Robert D. Kaplan – Revenge of Geography

The Revenge of Geography:
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and The Battle Against Fate

Kissinger

"Robert Kaplan's fascinating, prodigiously researched and important new book shines light on an ancient truth: geography has been the predominant factor in determining the fate of nations, from pharaonic Egypt to the Arab Spring." - Dr. Henry Kissinger

Robert D. Kaplan - Monsoon
Robert D. Kaplan - Monsoon

Monsoon:
The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

Brzezinski

"An intellectual treat: Beautiful writing is not incompatible with geopolitical imagination and historical flair!" - Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski

The Atlantic cover – How Islam Created Europe
The Atlantic cover – How Islam Created Europe

How Islam Created Europe

"In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the continent...."