PETER ZEIHAN Takes Big Swings


Today’s guest is geopolitical strategist and New York Times bestselling author Peter Zeihan.

Peter’s work focuses on global politics, demographics, and geography to better understand economic, cultural, political, and military developments to predict future trends. His firm, Zeihan on Geopolitics, provides custom analytical products to an array of clients including energy companies, financial institutions, agricultural interests, intelligence agencies, and the U.S. military.

Join Jack and Peter as they explore Iran’s historical and geographical influences on culture, along with the greater Iranian threat via proxy groups including Hezbollah, Hamas and the Houthis.

They also discuss China’s birth rate crisis and the potential motives for a Taiwan invasion, portraying a bleak vision of the future as a desperate attempt to save a dying empire.

Peter is the New York Times bestselling author of, The Accidental Superpower, The Absent Superpower, Disunited Nations, and The End of the World Is Just the Beginning.

Episode Resources

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