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Carl Bildt

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Nils Daniel Carl Bildt is a Swedish politician and diplomat who was Prime Minister of Sweden from 1991 to 1994. He was the leader of the Moderate Party from 1986 to 1999.
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Venice
Jan Morris - Sep 30, 2004 (first published in 1960)
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The classic evocation of Venice, acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written about the city.'Entertaining, ironical, witty, high spirited and appreciative . . . Both melancholy and gay and worldly, I think of it now as among the best books on Venice; indeed as the best modern book about a city that I have ever read.' Geoffrey Grigson'One of t...
Carl Bildt
Nov 27, 2020
Jan Morris deserves a superb obituary. Her books - Venice, Trieste and many others - are jewels for eternity.     source
Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere
Jan Morris - Sep 01, 2002 (first published in 2001)
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Here's a book for lovers of all things Italian. This city on the Adriatic has always tantalized Jan Morris with its moodiness and changeability. After visiting Trieste for more than half a century, she has come to see it as a touchstone for her interests and preoccupations: cities, seas, empires. It has even come to reflect her own life in its love...
Carl Bildt
Nov 27, 2020
Jan Morris deserves a superb obituary. Her books - Venice, Trieste and many others - are jewels for eternity.     source
Putin's People
How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took On the West
Catherine Belton - Jun 23, 2020 (first published in 2015)
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Interference in American elections. The sponsorship of extremist politics in Europe. War in Ukraine. In recent years, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has waged a concerted campaign to expand its influence and undermine Western institutions. But how and why did all this come about, and who has orchestrated it?In Putin’s People, the investigative journalist ...
Carl Bildt
Sep 04, 2020
This book by @CatherineBelton is imperative reading for anyone trying to understand the evolution of Putin’s Russia. It’s an impressive work of research that deepens our understanding of what really happened.     source
Our Man
Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century
George Packer - May 06, 2019
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Richard Holbrooke was brilliant, utterly self-absorbed, and possessed of almost inhuman energy and appetites. Admired and detested, he was the force behind the Dayton Accords that ended the Balkan wars, America's greatest diplomatic achievement in the post-Cold War era. His power lay in an utter belief in himself and his idea of a muscular, generou...
Carl Bildt
Jul 27, 2019
Excellent writing, powerful personalities, profound policy lessons. A book well worth reading.     source
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