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.

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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
  • Why the Next Great War is Likely to be Fought in Space

    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?

    07.07.17
  • The Islamic State’s New Realities

  • Iran and the United States’ Competition in Eastern Syria

    06.24.17
  • Why New Laws Won’t Stop Cyber Terrorism

    06.06.17
  • The GCC’s View of “One Belt, One Road”

  • Can North Korea Transform U.S-China Relations?

    04.27.17
  • Why Past Performance is Fast Becoming Worth Ignoring

    04.01.17
  • The World’s Airports and Airlines Need More Human Intelligence

    03.24.17
  • The Growing Threat of Virtual Terrorism

    03.20.17
  • Deglobalization and the Rise of “Smart” Protectionism

    03.15.17
  • Malaysia’s Future Role in Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Military Alliance

    03.13.17
  • Will Trump and Putin See Eye-to-Eye on Libya?

    02.14.17
  • Trump Should Tackle America’s Infrastructure Crisis Head On

    02.13.17
  • Rising Political Risk in Asia

    02.06.17