In "2034", former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Admiral James Stavridis and retired US Marine Elliot Ackerman (Silver Star, Bronze Star with V for Valor, Purple Heart) weave a simultaneously entertaining but grim look at a potential geopolitical catastrophe in which a nuclear first strike is launched...BY the United States. This must-read book makes you think about defense strategy and international relations in ways that you rarely find in works of fiction. I hope it doesn't turn out to be an accurate prediction.
Admiral James Stavridis is a retired four-star U.S. naval officer. He is currently an Operating Executive of The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm and Chair of the Board of Counselors of McLarty Associates, an international consulting firm
ELLIOT ACKERMAN is the author of the novels 2034, Red Dress In Black and White, Waiting for Eden, Dark at the Crossing, and Green on Blue, as well as the memoir Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning