The world is awash in change. What can be done to re-create the relative stability that emerged from the creative efforts of statesmen after the end of World War II? In this book, former Nixon and Reagan cabinet member George Shultz offers his views on how to govern more effectively, get our economy back on track, take advantage of new opportunities in the field of energy, combat the use of addictive drugs, apply a strategic overview to diplomacy, and identify necessary steps to achieve a world without nuclear weapons.
Issues on My Mind contains some of George Shultz’s most compelling analyses on the topics of governance, the economy, energy, drugs, diplomacy, and nuclear security. In this how-to guide, Shultz charts a path to a better future for the United States and the rest of the world. He offers his views on how we can repair the essential process of governance. He explains how to put our fiscal house in order so that we can once again enjoy a vibrant economy. He discusses new ways to handle the problems associated with addictive drugs. He identifies proven ideas for effective diplomacy and reveals how we can get better control of nuclear weapons and take the necessary steps to achieve their eventual elimination.