America in 2040: Still a Superpower?

A Pathway to Success

by David M. Walker, With Admiral Bill Owens & With John Knubel



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/27/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 294
ISBN : 9781665500845
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 294
ISBN : 9781665500821
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 294
ISBN : 9781665500838

About the Book

This book provides a “Wake-up Call” regarding what the international and domestic situation could look like for America in 2040 absent a change in course. It includes an overview of the significant adverse implications of COVID-19 related activities, lessons learned from past great powers, and key concepts from our nation’s founding and past history. It summarizes a broad range of economic, national security and domestic tranquility threats facing America, including the new and dangerous Modern Monetary Theory. It also includes a number of sensible and publicly tested solutions spanning a broad range of policy areas that, if implemented, will create a better future in America and ensure that the U.S. is the first republic and great power to stand the test of time. It concludes with steps that individuals should take to create a better future for themselves, their family and our country.

About the Author

David M. Walker is a widely recognized expert on fiscal responsibility and government transformation/ accountability issues. He has over 40 years of executive level experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including serving almost 10 years as Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He has received Presidential appointments with unanimous Senate confirmation from Presidents Reagan, Bush (41) and Clinton and has held a number of international leadership positions, including with the United Nations. He currently serves as a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Crowe Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a member of a number of government and non-profit boards and advisory groups, including the Defense Business Board. He is also the author of three past books, including Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility (Random House, 2010), which was a National Best Seller.