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The Coming Anarchy by Robert D. Kaplan
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Apr 27, 08

Read in April, 2008

I wanted to rate it 2 stars, but I have a weird relationship with the book.

I read it to contrast much of "The World Is Flat" by Friedman, and it does in fact contrast it.

My problem with this series of articles is that I don't think I actually understand many of the main points and a lot of the references that Kaplan writes about. Which is my own fault. However, I feel that his ideas are often overwritten and laden with references rather than ideas.

It's a frightening view, overall.

I don't know what I was looking for, or what I got necessarily. I plan on re-reading it sometime when I can wrap my head around more of it.
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