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Daniel Wagner is the founder and CEO of Country Risk Solutions and a widely Daniel Wagner is the founder and CEO of Country Risk. He has three decades of experience assessing cross-border risk, is an authority on political risk insurance and analysis, and has worked for some of the world’s most respected and best-known companies, such as AIG, GE, the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the World Bank Group. He has published eight books – 'The Chinese Vortex,' 'The America-China Divide,' 'China Vision,' 'AI Supremacy,' 'Virtual Terror,' 'Global Risk Agility and Decision-Making,' 'Managing Country Risk,' and 'Political Risk Insurance Guide' – as well as more than 700 articles on current affairs and risk management. Daniel is a regular contributor to such publications as the South China Morning Post, Sunday Guardian, and Fair Observer among many others. He holds master’s degrees in International Relations from the University of Chicago and in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Asia and Airline Security

  • The Geopolitics of Gay Rights in Uganda

  • For Putin’s Russia, Military Intervention in Crimea is a Risk Worth Taking

  • Egypt and Israel have Maintained Bilateral Relations

  • Nostalgia for the Past Won’t Cure Greece’s Ills

  • Putin’s Sochi Challenge

  • Myanmar’s Lady vs. The Dragon

  • The Risks for the Region of a South Sudan Civil War

  • Kim Jong-Un and Basketball Diplomacy

  • Can Peace Last in the Congo?

  • Genocide in the Central African Republic

  • Iran is Driving the Bus, so Why is the West Celebrating?

  • Dim Prospects for Peace in Southern Thailand

  • Is the U.S. Losing Saudi Arabia to China?

  • Japan’s Growing Influence in the Middle East

  • Karzai’s Taliban Solution

  • Aquino Must Negotiate over Mindanao

  • Assad finds a New Friend in Cairo

  • Despite Win for Diplomacy, Syria’s Offer Unlikely to Work