Peter Zeihan – The Future of Geopolitics

Invest Like the Best | 5 March 2019 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan about the ideas in his books The Accidental Superpower and The Absent Superpower. Argues that global trade will break down as the US withdraws from its role as global policeman.

Is the West at War with Russia?

The Inquiry | 29 November 2018 | 0h 23m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Evaluates whether Russia is right to feel threatened by the West given NATO expansion, Western meddling in the internal affairs of Russia and its neighbours, and provocative deployments of troops and military hardware.

Has the West Lost It? Can Asia Save It?

Long Now: Seminars About Long-term Thinking | 24 April 2018 | 1h 31m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Kishore Mahbubani (former Singapore Ambassador to UN and President of the UN Security Council) on the ideas in his book Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation. Argues that global power is shifting from the West to the Rest – from Europe and North America to Asia and Africa. Suggests changes required in the West and the Rest to manage the shift gracefully for long-term stability.