Peter Zeihan

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Peter Zeihan
Born (1973-01-18) January 18, 1973 (age 46)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationAnalyst
Home townMarshalltown, Iowa, U.S.

Peter Zeihan (born January 18, 1973) is a geopolitical strategist, author, and speaker who specializes in global energy, demographics and security. He analyzes the realities of geography and populations to deepen the understanding of how global politics impact markets and economic trends.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Zeihan was born in 1973[4][5] and grew up in Iowa.[6] He attended the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky.[7][8]

Career[edit]

Zeihan authored his first book, The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder,[9][10] in 2014, and his second in 2017 titled The Absent Superpower: The Shale Revolution and a World Without America.

Reception[edit]

Accidental Superpower, Zeihan's first book, received a starred review by Kirkus Reviews[11] as well as recognition as one of the "Best Economic Development Books of All Time" and "Best Politics Books of All Time" by Bookauthority.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoskinson, Charles. "Is Putin Risking World Peace Because Russia is Dying?". WashingtonExaminer.com. Washington Examiner. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  2. ^ LaFranchi, Howard. "What is Vladimir Putin up to sending Russian bombers close to the US?". ChristianScienceMonitor.com. Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  3. ^ Denning, Liam (19 August 2014). "Oil's New World Order". The Wall Street Journal. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  4. ^ Center, McConnell (27 April 2017). "Peter Zeihan on "The New President & the World: Challenges & Opportunities"" – via Vimeo.
  5. ^ "Executive Profile - Zeihan on Geopolitics - Peter Zeihan - Customer Intelligence". www.boardroominsiders.com.
  6. ^ "Amazon.com: The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder eBook: Peter Zeihan: Kindle Store". www.amazon.com.
  7. ^ IFTV (24 November 2014). "Peter Zeihan" – via YouTube.
  8. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-zeihan-01b2b059
  9. ^ Zakaria, Fareed. "America's prospects are promising indeed". Washingtonpost.com. The Washington Post. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  10. ^ Denning, Liam. "The Coming Hobbesian World". wsj.com. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  11. ^ THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER by Peter Zeihan | Kirkus Reviews.
  12. ^ "100 Best Economic Development Books of All Time". BookAuthority. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  13. ^ "100 Best Politics Books of All Time". BookAuthority. Retrieved 2019-12-17.