James Rickards is the New York Times bestselling author of Aftermath, The Road Road to Ruin, The Death of Money, Currency Wars, and The New Case for Gold, which have been translated into sixteen languages. He is also the author of The New Great Depression, which will be published in October 2020. He is the editor of the newsletter Strategic Intelligence and is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Financial Economics at Johns Hopkins University. As an adviser on international economics and financial threats to the Department of Defense and the U.S. intelligence community, he served as a facilitator of the first-ever financial war games conducted by the Pentagon. He lives in New Hampshire.