Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes Audiobook, by Richard A. Clarke Play Audiobook Sample

Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes Audiobook

Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes Audiobook, by Richard A. Clarke Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: L. J. Ganser Publisher: Tantor Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 8.50 hours at 1.5x Speed 6.38 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: November 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781541487468

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Longest Chapter Length:

57:18 minutes

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36:26 minutes

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45:00 minutes

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Warnings is the story of the future of national security, threatening technologies, the U.S. economy, and possibly the fate of civilization.

In Greek mythology Cassandra foresaw calamities, but was cursed by the gods to be ignored. Modern-day Cassandras clearly predicted the disasters of Katrina, Fukushima, the Great Recession, the rise of ISIS, and many more. Like the mythological Cassandra, they were ignored. There are others right now warning of impending disasters, but how do we know which warnings are likely to be right?

Through riveting explorations in a variety of fields, the authors—both accomplished CEOs and White House National Security Council veterans—discover a method to separate the accurate Cassandras from the crazy doomsayers. They then investigate the experts who today are warning of future disasters: the threats from artificial intelligence, bio-hacking, mutating viruses, and more, and whose calls are not being heeded. Clarke's and Eddy's penetrating insights are essential for any person, any business, or any government that doesn't want to be a blind victim of tomorrow's catastrophe.

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Warnings is an important book, vividly presenting a way for leaders to make crucial decisions.

— Henry Kissinger 

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About the Authors

Richard A. Clarke completed a thirty year career in national security, during which he held positions in the White House, the Pentagon, the Intelligence Community, and the State Department. He worked in the White House National Security Council for presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush for an unprecedented ten consecutive years, and he served on President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence. After leaving full-time government service, Clarke wrote six books, both fiction and nonfiction, taught for five years at Harvard’s Kennedy School, has been an on-air consultant for ABC News for a decade, created and manages a cyber security and venture capital related consulting firm, serves on corporate boards, and is chairman of the Board of Governors of the Middle East Institute.

R.P. Eddy is the CEO of Ergo, one of the world’s leading intelligence firms. His multi-decade career in national security includes serving as Director at the White House National Security Council, as a senior US and UN diplomat, and he current advises intelligence agencies, major corporations, and investors.

About L. J. Ganser

L. J. Ganser is a multiple Audie Award–winning narrator with over six hundred titles recorded to date. Prized for versatility, his work ranges from preschool books to crime noir thrillers, from astronomical adventures in both science and science fiction, to Arctic Circle high school basketball stories. He lives in New York City with his family and dog, Mars.