Donald J. Johnston is the former secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. He lives in Montreal.
"Read it and weep! Don Johnston has written what he rightly calls the `true but tragic story' of how the United States and its allies squandered their chance to build a better world in the 1990s. Published as Donald Trump takes office, this compelling mem "A stimulating testimony by one of the most important actors on the global stage at the turn of the millennium. Is it, as Johnson says, a `true but tragic story?' I am not as pessimistic, but only because I expect his lucid account will help redress a very challenging and demanding global situation." Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank