Tag: Noah Raford

Summer Reading Series: Martin Adams

  Martin Adams, author of Land, shares his summer reading list. Find out what five books he plans to delve into in the coming months and why he chose each of them! For more lists from our Summer Reading Series, click here.   1) Owning the Earth by Andro Linklater While I wrote about the negative economic consequences …continue

New Release: Warlords, Inc.

Based on analysis from leading political scientists, advisors to heads of state, and award-winning academics, Warlords, Inc. exposes the secretive world of drug cartels and transnational criminal organizations. In addition to detailing the inner-workings and implications of these deviant groups, the authors also offer insight into how to learn from them and adjust our own tactics. …continue

Of Warlords and Rodeos: Why Nothing Works

by Vinay Gupta   The following is an excerpt from Warlords, Inc.: Black Markets, Broken States, and the Rise of the Warlord Entrepreneur, a cutting-edge examination of new types of political actors who emerge in a world of drug cartels and transnational criminal organizations. In it, Leading experts chart the changing geopolitical landscape as the world’s …continue