BONUS: When Leadership Matters Most with General Stanley McChrystal & Gautam Mukunda

In this bonus feature, World Reimagined is turning the table on its host, Gautam Mukunda. Interviewed by his good friend, General Stan McChrystal, Gautam discusses the inspiration behind his newest book, Picking Presidents, shares what leadership means to him, and reveals who his ultimate hero is. Gautam also gets a second chance at answering the presidential history question that ended his reign on the TV show Jeopardy! many years ago.


The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme, by John Keegan

Picking Presidents: How to Make the Most Consequential Decision in the World, by Gautam Mukunda

Tigana, by Guy Gavriel Kay

“If you want to solve a problem about leadership, the presidency is uniquely fertile ground.” — Gautam Mukunda, Author of Picking Presidents & Host of The World Reimagined Podcast

Follow @GMukunda on Twitter or email us at

For more information on this episode’s guest please visit: