The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder

The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder

by Peter Zeihan

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ISBN-13: 9781455583683
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 02/23/2016
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 45,953
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Peter Zeihan launched his own firm, Zeihan on Geopolitics, in 2012 after working for twelve years with the geopolitical analysis firm Stratfor, where he was Vice President of Analysis.

Table of Contents

Introduction iv

Chapter 1 The World We Think We Know 1

Chapter 2 Egypt: The Art of Getting from Here to There 11

Chapter 3 Technological Revolutions: Deepwater Navigation and Industrialization 23

Chapter 4 Enter the Accidental Superpower 46

Chapter 5 Buying Off Geopolitics 79

Chapter 6 The Demographic Roller Coaster 94

Chapter 7 The Rise of Shale 118

Chapter 8 The Coming International Disorder 143

Chapter 9 Partners 164

Chapter 10 Players 183

Chapter 11 History Returns to Europe 226

Chapter 12 The Alberta Question 252

Chapter 13 The North American Drug War 273

Chapter 14 The China Wars 294

Chapter 15 Migration and Terrorism 328

Epilogue. The American Age 348

Appendix I No Fear: Climate Change 351

Appendix II Demography and Trade 356

Acknowledgments 357

Index 359

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The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
traveler47rl More than 1 year ago
Interesting and thought provoking. Hope it true. I hope travel isn't quite as difficult.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thoroughly interesting, enlightning,informative and readable. Answers the questions "Why is America so successful and powerful?", and "What does the future hold?" for Europe, Asia and the US.
Anonymous 15 days ago
Some hypotheses appear to be happening 4 years after this book was publishrd