Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist and the founder of the consulting firm Zeihan on Geopolitics. His clients include energy corporations, financial institutions, business associations, agricultural interests, universities, and the U.S. military. He is the author of The Accidental Superpower and The Absent Superpower. He lives in Austin, Texas.
"The Absent Superpower is a must-read to understand the
forces that will shapegeopolitics and potentially ignite decades of
global disorder. By dissectingthe technological and geographic
realities of energy and demography, Zeihan forecasts theconflicts
and economic realignments that will follow America's withdrawal
fromactive global leadership."--Mitt Romney on The
"Another masterful, often counterintuitive, relentlessly entertaining geopolitical thrill ride."
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"If President Trump has but one book to read as he assumes command, it should be this one."--Honorable Dave McCurdy, former Member of U.S. House of Representatives; President and CEO of the American Gas Association, on The Absent Superpower
"Many believe that the American economy has some inherent advantages over its major competitors--a more flexible structure, stronger entrepreneurial traditions and a more demographically vibrant society. Along comes a fascinating new book that says you ain't seen nothing yet."--Fareed Zakaria, CNN, on The Accidental Superpower
"Peter Zeihan has written a smart, well-crafted page-turner that lays out the compelling reasons why America's role in the world has changed--and why that's good news for Americans and sobering for everyone else. His vivid account of the impact of America's good fortune for the rest of the world makes this an original and invaluable read."--Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group, on The Absent Superpower
"Zeihan integrates a wealth of information and data into lucid analyses written in accessible, boisterous prose... The result is a stimulating look into the geopolitical crystal ball."--Publishers Weekly