Robert D. Kaplan


Robert D. Kaplan is the Robert Strausz-Hupé chair in geopolitics at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate; Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific; The Good American: The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the U.S. Government’s Greatest Humanitarian; and other books.

Articles by Robert D. Kaplan
A young person stands below an Ethiopian national flag during a blood donation rally organized by the city administration of Addis Ababa, in Addis Ababa, on Nov. 12, 2020.
A young person stands below an Ethiopian national flag during a blood donation rally organized by the city administration of Addis Ababa, in Addis Ababa, on Nov. 12, 2020.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a military parade.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a military parade.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s book, translated into foreign languages, is on display during the opening ceremony of a high-level meeting held by the Chinese Communist Party at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on Dec. 1, 2017.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s book, translated into foreign languages, is on display during the opening ceremony of a high-level meeting held by the Chinese Communist Party at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on Dec. 1, 2017.
Robert Gersony (left) in Dominica in 1979.
Robert Gersony (left) in Dominica in 1979.
Chinese then-Vice President Xi Jinping and U.S. then-Vice President Joe Biden view an honor guard inside the Great Hall of the People on Aug. 18, 2011 in Beijing.
Chinese then-Vice President Xi Jinping and U.S. then-Vice President Joe Biden view an honor guard inside the Great Hall of the People on Aug. 18, 2011 in Beijing.
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