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The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Order Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It

Key insights from Joshua Cooper Ramo's

The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Order Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It


Key insights from Joshua Cooper Ramo's

The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Order Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It

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What are the most powerful leaders in the world consistently getting wrong, and how can we make it right?

<p>Time and again, the people who have it all figured out find themselves lost. Why do our leaders, supposedly the most able people in the world, get so much wrong? According to Joshua Cooper Ramo, they’re refusing to admit the game has changed; they diligently play but with an obsolete rulebook. In this Snapshot, you'll see why Ramo thinks the rules are dated, and why he believes the game is being played better by entrepreneurs and terrorists than by the world's largest governments. </p><br>

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  • Are interested in war, foreign policy, or politics
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  • Want to learn how to better prepare for surprises
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Introduction

Joshua Cooper Ramo watched the news of the 2008 financial crisis unfold while sitting in a bar with one of the most powerful members of Hezbollah. Hezbollah, the terrorist organization constantly attacking or defending themselves against Israel, had become a source of curiosity for Ramo. He found their values atrocious but couldn’t deny that, in their plight, they had stumbled on a form of creative innovation that stunned him and made a mockery of certain higher powers. How did this small band of terrorists keep undermining infinitely more powerful governments?

Ramo realized...

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