When it comes to foreign affairs, business consultants are not in a position of strength. They face powerful rivals in the collective body of diplomats, whose job it is to report... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Etienne ROLLAND-PIEGUE
Although the book has got a bit dated, however that should not stop one from still reading this. Ian has brought out some great trends to watch out for while analysing a country. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Harish Nair
The basic premise of this book is that nations' transition along the J-curve towards either a more open, closed or unstable society is predicated by the stimulus from the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Ponnana
What a kind of information available. Great. Mr. Bremmer is an autorithy on what is happening in the world and what should be done to prevent a catastrophy.Published on March 25, 2013 by Miguel Nunez
I had really high expectations for this book based on the summary and the reviews but finished it with a feeling that can be described as "blah. Read morePublished on March 10, 2012 by Shawn C.
The key thesis of the book is that very authoritarian as well as democratic states can be stable. This is elaborated by looking at a number of countries. Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by Jackal
I have the impression that many of those who rated this book poorly failed to grasp some of the nuance in the discussion. Read morePublished on January 2, 2011 by A. Webb
Looking at the conflict in North Korea today, the J Curve remains the best explanatory overview on why rogue states operate the way we do and why it's so difficult for the... Read morePublished on December 26, 2010 by Thoughtful Reader