By Newsteam – GEOPoliticalMatters.com
European News & Media Centre Málaga
The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to announce the appointment Robert D. Kaplan as the Robert Strausz-Hupé Chair in Geopolitics. He has served on FPRIs Board of Advisors for many years and was awarded FPRIs Benjamin Franklin Public Service Award in 2009.
Mr. Kaplan is the bestselling author of nineteen books on foreign affairs and travel, including The Good American, The Return of Marco Polo’s World, In Europe’s Shadow, Asia’s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan Ghosts. He reported on foreign affairs for The Atlantic for three decades, and has held positions at Eurasia Group, Stratfor, and the Center for a New American Security.
Besides The Atlantic, Kaplan’s essays have appeared often on the editorial pages of The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times, among others.
Kaplan was appointed by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates as a member of the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board. He was also a member of the U.S. Navy’s Executive Panel. Foreign Policy magazine twice named him one of the world’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers.”
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