Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. Yergin is a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the United States Energy Award for "lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding." He is both a world-recognized author and a business leader, as well as executive vice president of IHS.Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for his work The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, which became a number one bestseller and was made into an eight-hour PBS/BBC series seen by 20 million people in the United States. The book has been translated into 17 languages and has been released in an updated edition.Yergin holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.
"Important... an intelligent and essential guide .... Whatever the West does should be done on the basis of clear-eyed knowledge of what Russia really is like. Reading this book would be a good place to start." -- Chicago Tribune
"Original .... A text which will be of enormous help for all who wish to think open-mindedly about Russia's inscrutable future."