You are cordially invited to a book discussion on
In Europe’s Shadow:
Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond
Robert D. Kaplan
Senior Fellow, Center for A New American Security
Thursday, March 3
The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW • Washington, D.C.
Registration for this event is now closed.
ROBERT D. KAPLAN is the bestselling author of sixteen books on foreign affairs and travel, including In Europe’s Shadow, Asia’s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, Balkan Ghosts, and Eastward to Tartary. He is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security in Washington and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where his work has appeared for three decades. He was chief geopolitical analyst at Stratfor, a visiting professor at the United States Naval Academy, and a member of the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board. Foreign Policy magazine twice named him one of the world’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers.”
Besides The Atlantic, Kaplan’s essays have appeared on the editorial pages of The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. He has been a consultant to the U. S. Army’s Special Forces Regiment, the U. S. Air Force, and the U. S. Marines. He has lectured at military war colleges, the FBI, the National Security Agency, the Pentagon’s Joint Staff, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the CIA.
He is the recipient of the 2001 Greenway-Winship Award for Excellence in international reporting and in 2002, he was awarded the United States State Department Distinguished Public Service Award. In 2004, Kaplan was given the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Connecticut. In 2009, he was given the Benjamin Franklin Public Service Award by the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman, has called Kaplan among the four “most widely read” authors defining the post-Cold War era.
You can purchase Mr. Kaplan’s new book, here.