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Ian Bremmer

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Ian Arthur Bremmer is an American political scientist and author with a focus on global political risk. He is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political risk research and consulting firm with principal offices in New York City.
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Accidental Presidents
Eight Men Who Changed America
Jared Cohen - Apr 08, 2019
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nation and world.Eight men have succeeded to the presi...
Ian Bremmer
Apr 09, 2019
A vice president has ascended to the presidency 8 times in US history—“Each had to step out of the shadow of his predecessor and earn the presidency in his own right." Just finished @jaredcohen’s book “Accidental Presidents,” and cannot recommend enough.      source
War on Peace
The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence
Ronan Farrow - Apr 24, 2018
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American diplomacy is under siege. Offices across the State Department sit empty, while abroad the military-industrial complex has assumed the work once undertaken by peacemakers. We’re becoming a nation that shoots first and asks questions later.In an astonishing account ranging from Washington, D.C., to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Korea in t...
Ian Bremmer
Feb 15, 2019
Puzzling photo from the Ethiopian Prime Minister’s office 🤔 But a great book by @RonanFarrow      source
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Flatland
A Romance of Many Dimensions
Edwin A. Abbott - Sep 21, 1992 (first published in 1884)
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This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-1926), it describes the journeys of A. Square [sic – ed.], a mathematician and resident of the two-di...
Ian Bremmer
Aug 22, 2015
My favorite book: Flatland by Edwin Abbott #NotTheBible #NotRunningForOffice      source