Hearing the Drumbeats of War: Time to Get Defensive?

Do you want to stop the next war? What if you could do it by building more McDonald’s restaurants? What if you built more factories producing Dell computers?

While I was in university, I had a lecturer who challenged me to think about those questions. He had an exotic background, which made him uniquely qualified to talk about both war and business.

He was former Afghan mujahedeen who had fought against the Soviets when they invaded his homeland from 1979 to 1989.

Believe me, sitting in his lecture theatre was never boring. Alongside our usual readings and course work, he would thrill us with his harrowing exploits in the serpentine valleys and jagged mountains of Afghanistan. His stories were so vivid, you could practically taste the sweat, dust and gunsmoke…

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John is the Chief Marketing Officer at Wealth Morning. His responsibilities include marketing, customer service, and compliance. He is an experienced investor and portfolio manager, trading both on his own account and assisting with high net-worth clients. In addition to contributing financial and geopolitical articles to this site, John is a bestselling author in his own right. His international thrillers have appeared on the USA Today and Amazon bestseller lists. John is a shareholder of Wealth Morning.


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