Below you will find a list of books Geopolitical Futures’ analysts are currently reading. It highlights insightful and relevant books from around the globe and the reasons our analysts chose them. Eisenhower: The White House Years By Jim Newton George Friedman: Eisenhower is our most underappreciated president. He took time to relax and play golf, and his syntax was, sometimes deliberately, skewed. The press claimed he was out of touch with major issues because of this. Nothing could have been further from the truth. He ended the Korean War, created a nuclear doctrine that essentially made nuclear war impossible, called up the 82nd Airborne to enforce integration in Little Rock, used the U-2 to understand the Soviet Union’s nuclear capability, stopped the British-French-Israeli invasion of Egypt and so on. He also oversaw one of America’s most prosperous periods by doing as little as possible. If you go back to his treatment in the media, and look back on what he achieved, the gap is stunning. This is a great book for laying that out. The End of Alchemy By Mervyn King Lili Bayer: Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, examines the role of money and central banks […]

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