David P. Goldman writes the "Spengler" column for Asia Times Online and the “Spengler” blog at PJ Media. He is also a columnist at Tablet, and contributes frequently to numerous other publications. He was global head of debt research for Bank of America (2002-2005), global head of credit strategy for Credit Suisse (1998-2002), and also held senior positions at Bear Stearns and Cantor Fitzgerald. In 2001 he was elected to Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-American Fixed Income Research Team. Goldman was a senior editor at First Things 2009-2011, and Forbes magazine columnist from 1994-2001. His book How Civilizations Die (and why Islam is Dying, Too) was published by Regnery in September 2011. An essay collection, It’s Not the End of the World – It’s Just the End of You also appeared in 2011. He is a regular guest on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” and has appeared on Fox News and other national news venues.