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Topic - Robert Kaplan
Among the 140 participants at the Bilderberg Conference that begins Thursday in the spectacular Grove Hotel, some 20 miles northwest of London: American Enterprise Institute fellow Richard Perle, former CIA Director David H. Petraeus, former World Bank President James Wolfensohn, former Treasury secretaries Timothy F. Geithner and Robert Rubin, Washington Post CEO Donald Graham, Stratfor geopolitical analyst Robert Kaplan, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and The Economist Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.
You need only to pick up a newspaper or turn on the television to be reminded that threats facing America are becoming more serious and diverse.
In “The Revenge of Geography,” Robert Kaplan notes Syria, China, India, Iran, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel are in a “new and deathly geographical embrace of overlapping missile ranges.”