John Kiser is a former international technology broker and author. He wrote "Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader, A Story of True Jihad". I had the chance to discuss the character of Emir Abd el-Kader with John and we talked about the lessons that people today can take away from his life. Currently, John enjoys raising pigs on his farm in Virginia (hence the title of the show). To learn more about John and his works, please go to His previous books include "Communist Entreprenuers: Unknown Innovators in the Global Economy", "Stefan Zweig: Death of a Modern Man" and "Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love and Terror in Algeria". Link to "Commander of the Faithful" on Amazon Resources for "Sultans and Sneakers" Patreon: YouTube: Instagram: Twitter: Facebook: