Daniel Wagner is the founder and CEO of Country Risk Solutions and a widely published author on current affairs and risk management. He was previously Senior Vice President of Country Risk at GE Energy Financial Services. He began his career at AIG in New York and subsequently spent five years as Guarantee Officer for the Asia Region at the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency in Washington, D.C. After then serving as Regional Manager for Political Risks for Southeast Asia and Greater China for AIG in Singapore, Daniel moved to Manila, Philippines where he several positions - including as Senior Guarantees and Syndications Specialist - for the Asian Development Bank's Office of Co-financing Operations. He has published more than 500 articles on risk management and current affairs and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, South China Morning Post, Sunday Guardian, and The National Interest, among many others. Daniel is also the author of four books: 'Virtual Terror,' 'Global Risk Agility and Decision Making' (co-authored), 'Managing Country Risk,' and 'Political Risk Insurance Guide.' He holds master’s degrees in International Relations from the University of Chicago and in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) in Phoenix. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Richmond College in London.
Author Archive | Daniel Wagner
The Risks are Rising for Cities in Anthropocene Era
Daniel Wagner 03.04.18
China Cannot Have It Both Ways
Daniel Wagner 02.18.18
America’s Burgeoning Influence Deficit
Daniel Wagner 02.11.18
The Growth of the Country Risk Management Industry
Daniel Wagner 01.13.18
Had Enough of Our Broken Political System?
Daniel Wagner 01.04.18
A Year of Rising Risks for 2018
Daniel Wagner 12.22.17
The Olympics, Cyber Risk, and Virtual Terror
Daniel Wagner 12.15.17
GDPR, the Law, and Virtual Terror
Daniel Wagner 12.11.17
In the Era of Virtual Terrorism, All Cyber-Enabled Nations are Equal
Daniel Wagner 11.20.17
Saudi Arabia and Turkey Maintain Positive Relations Despite Qatar Crisis
The Islamic State: From Physical Caliphate to Virtual Jihad
Saudi Arabia’s NEOM: A Bold Vision or a Pipe Dream?
Daniel Wagner 11.05.17
Is China a Poor Cousin or a Global Leader?
Daniel Wagner 10.23.17
Biological Weapons and Virtual Terrorism
Daniel Wagner 10.02.17
Time to Give Kim What he Wants
Daniel Wagner 09.17.17
Harvey and Irma Could Have a Silver Lining
The Threat of Virtual Terrorism Against Infrastructure is Growing
Daniel Wagner 09.08.17
Robots and Virtual Terrorism
Daniel Wagner 08.22.17
Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Terrorism
Daniel Wagner 08.18.17
Why the Next Great War is Likely to be Fought in Space
Daniel Wagner 08.16.17
A Question for Washington: Who in the GCC Finances Terrorism?
Trump and Kim Think a Lot Alike: Why not Take Advantage of It?
Daniel Wagner 07.07.17
The Islamic State’s New Realities
Iran and the United States’ Competition in Eastern Syria
Daniel Wagner 06.24.17
Why New Laws Won’t Stop Cyber Terrorism
Daniel Wagner 06.06.17
The GCC’s View of “One Belt, One Road”
Can North Korea Transform U.S-China Relations?
Daniel Wagner 04.27.17
Why Past Performance is Fast Becoming Worth Ignoring
Daniel Wagner 04.01.17
The World’s Airports and Airlines Need More Human Intelligence
Daniel Wagner 03.24.17
The Growing Threat of Virtual Terrorism
Daniel Wagner 03.20.17
Deglobalization and the Rise of “Smart” Protectionism
Daniel Wagner 03.15.17
Malaysia’s Future Role in Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Military Alliance
Daniel Wagner 03.13.17
Will Trump and Putin See Eye-to-Eye on Libya?
Daniel Wagner 02.14.17
Trump Should Tackle America’s Infrastructure Crisis Head On
Daniel Wagner 02.13.17
Rising Political Risk in Asia
Daniel Wagner 02.06.17
Wanted: A New Chapter in U.S.-Sudan Relations
Daniel Wagner 01.24.17
The Pending U.S.-Russia Reset: Birth of a New Business Model?
2017: The Beginning of the Era of Disruption
Daniel Wagner 01.01.17
2017 Promises to be a Year of Unprecedented Risk
Daniel Wagner 12.19.16