Robert D. Kaplan

Robert D. Kaplan

Author. Foreign Correspondent. Geopolitics.

Robert D. Kaplan - THe Return of Marco Polos World

The Return of Marco Polo's World
War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-First Century


"These essays comprise a truly path-breaking, brilliant synthesis and analysis of geographic, political, technological, and economic trends... The Return of Marco Polo's World is another work by Robert D. Kaplan that will be regarded as a classic." - General (Ret.) David Petraeus

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Robert D. Kaplan - In Europe's Shadow

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


"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

How Islam Created Europe

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