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Cole Altom

Cole Altom
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Cole Altom is the managing editor at Geopolitical Futures. He oversees the publishing department, which curates the website, develops Geopolitical Futures’ editorial strategy, consults with analysts, liaises with marketing and maintains the integrity of all published material. Before joining Geopolitical Futures, Mr. Altom worked at Stratfor for seven years, during which time, as managing editor, he handled special projects, served as personnel director for the publishing department, ran the internship program, managed website taxonomy, tracked website analytics, developed new content types and edited and copyedited published material. Mr. Altom earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies and political science at Trinity University in San Antonio. He is a certified English teacher and is conversant in Spanish.

The Geopolitics of Deadwood: Cold War in the Black Hills

This April Fools’ Day, we pay homage to the HBO cult Western that expertly blended fact and fiction, and the city that inspired it. The long-awaited movie will be released in May.

What We’re Reading: Of Knights and Superheroes

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

What We’re Reading: Histories of the United Fruit Co. and Latin...

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

What We’re Reading: Uprisings in Central America, Life During Wartime

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

What We’re Reading: Horror Stories, Soviet Journeys

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

What We’re Reading: The Lone Star State and the Story of...

Weekly reviews of what’s on our bookshelves.

What We’re Reading: Revolutions and Russia’s Middle East Policy

Weekly reviews of what’s on our staff’s bookshelves.

What We’re Reading: May 22, 2018

Remembering The Wire, getting to know Tunisia