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Journalist and foreign affairs expert Robert Kaplan looks to the past to identify the leadership qualities called for in the 21st Century. His new book examines the ideas and actions of Sun-Tzu, Machiavelli, Churchill and many others who may influence today’s policymakers
- Robert Kaplan national correspondent, "The Atlantic;" senior fellow, Center for a New American Security; author, currently working on a book about the Indian Ocean region
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