Robert D. Kaplan

Robert D. Kaplan

Author. Foreign Correspondent. Geopolitics.

Robert D. Kaplan - THe Return of Marco Polos World

The Return of Marco Polo's World
War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-First Century


"These essays comprise a truly path-breaking, brilliant synthesis and analysis of geographic, political, technological, and economic trends... The Return of Marco Polo's World is another work by Robert D. Kaplan that will be regarded as a classic." - General (Ret.) David Petraeus

Robert D. Kaplan: Other Article Highlights

"Europe's New Medieval Map"
The Wall Street Journal, January 15, 2016.

"Eurasia's Coming Anarchy"
Foreign Affairs, March/April, 2016.

"America Is Fated to Lead"
The National Interest, January/February, 2015.

"The Return of Toxic Nationalism" by Robert D. Kaplan,
Wall Street Journal, December, 2012.

"Rivalry in the Indian Ocean,"
Foreign Affairs, March/April, 2009.

"China's Grand Map,"
Foreign Affairs, May/June, 2010.

"The Wounded Home Front,"
The American Interest, January/February, 2011.

"America Primed,"
The National Interest, March/April, 2011.

"The Future of North Korea,"
World Affairs Journal, May/June, 2011.

“ South China Sea,”
Foreign Policy Magazine, September/October, 2011.


Robert D. Kaplan - In Europe's Shadow

In Europe’s Shadow:
Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond


"In Europe's Shadow is a masterful work of important history, analysis and prophecy about the ancient and modern rise of Romania as a roundabout between Russia and Europe. I learned something new on every page. Kaplan is a master." - Tom Brokaw

How Islam Created Europe

"In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the continent...."