Daniel Wagner is the founder and CEO of Country Risk Solutions and a widely published author on current affairs and risk management. Daniel began his career at AIG in New York and subsequently became a 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, he moved to Manila, where he had several roles at the Asian Development Bank’s Office of Co-financing Operations, including as senior guarantee officer. Daniel then became Senior Vice President of Country Risk at GE Energy Financial Services prior to forming CRS. Daniel has published more than 600 articles on current affairs and risk management, and is a regular contributor to the South China Morning Post, Sunday Guardian, and The National Interest, among many others. He is also the author of five books: AI Supremacy, Virtual Terror, Global Risk Agility and Decision-Making, Managing Country Risk, and Political Risk Insurance Guide. (For a full listing of his publications and media interviews please click this link). Daniel 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.

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Peace will Triumph over Politics on the Korean Peninsula

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  • The Growing AI/Cyber Nexus

  • AI and the International Relations of the Future

  • China’s Quest for AI Supremacy

  • Ethics and the Pursuit of Artificial Intelligence

  • Cyberattacks: A Battle Against a Nameless, Ever-changing Foe

    07.26.18
  • Trump and the Reordering of World Order

    07.22.18
  • Trump’s Grand Strategy in Foreign Policy

    07.08.18
  • Why Space Warfare is Inevitable

    07.01.18
  • Peace on Korean Peninsula: When Common Sense Trumps Political Punditry

    06.17.18
  • “Smart” Protectionism is Here to Stay

    05.31.18
  • The Iran Nuclear Agreement is not Worth Saving

    05.16.18
  • The Rise of the Middle in the Era of “Hybrid” Politics

    05.07.18
  • Management ‘Gurus’ and Global Risk Agility

    04.29.18
  • Facebook, Social Media, and Virtual Terrorism

    04.16.18
  • Time to Embrace a Genuine Middle Ground in North Korea

    04.08.18
  • Trump’s Tariffs and Some Truths About “Free” Trade

    03.25.18
  • Cyberwarfare Against Critical Infrastructure

    03.25.18
  • China’s Distorted Vision of the World

    03.18.18
  • The Risks are Rising for Cities in Anthropocene Era

    03.04.18
  • China Cannot Have It Both Ways

    02.18.18
  • America’s Burgeoning Influence Deficit

    02.11.18
  • The Growth of the Country Risk Management Industry

    01.13.18
  • Had Enough of Our Broken Political System?

    01.04.18
  • A Year of Rising Risks for 2018

    12.22.17
  • The Olympics, Cyber Risk, and Virtual Terror

    12.15.17
  • GDPR, the Law, and Virtual Terror

    12.11.17
  • In the Era of Virtual Terrorism, All Cyber-Enabled Nations are Equal

    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?

    11.05.17
  • Is China a Poor Cousin or a Global Leader?

    10.23.17
  • Biological Weapons and Virtual Terrorism

    10.02.17
  • Time to Give Kim What he Wants

    09.17.17
  • Harvey and Irma Could Have a Silver Lining

  • The Threat of Virtual Terrorism Against Infrastructure is Growing

    09.08.17
  • Robots and Virtual Terrorism

    08.22.17
  • Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Terrorism

    08.18.17