Daniel Wagner is Managing Director of Risk Solutions at Risk Cooperative, a Washington, D.C.-based specialty strategy, risk and capital management firm. He was previously CEO of Country Risk Solutions — a cross-border risk advisory firm he founded — and Senior Vice President of Country Risk at GE Energy Financial Services. Daniel 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. During that time he was responsible for underwriting political risk insurance (PRI) for projects in a dozen Asian countries. After serving as Regional Manager for Political Risks for Southeast Asia and Greater China for AIG in Singapore, Daniel moved to Manila, Philippines where he was Guarantee and Risk Management Advisor, Political Risk Guarantee Specialist, and 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 and The National Interest, among many others. His editorials have been published in such notable newspapers as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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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
  • Wanted: A New Chapter in U.S.-Sudan Relations

    01.24.17
  • The Pending U.S.-Russia Reset: Birth of a New Business Model?

  • 2017: The Beginning of the Era of Disruption

    01.01.17
  • 2017 Promises to be a Year of Unprecedented Risk

    12.19.16
  • Trump’s Foreign Policy Under Tillerson And Bolton

    12.13.16
  • Can the Iranian Nuclear Deal Survive the Trump Presidency?

    12.06.16
  • Japan’s Important Role in Saudi’s Vision 2030

  • Implications of the U.S. Withdrawal from the TPP

    11.25.16
  • Are We All Just Gibbering Chimpanzees with the Attention Span of Goldfish?

    11.13.16
  • Trump and the Coming Death of Multilateralism

    11.11.16
  • Expect More Dramatic Political Change in Asia

    11.09.16
  • Why Trump Won

    11.09.16
  • The Price the World May Pay for America’s Presidential Election

    10.17.16