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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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In Kurdish Syria, a Different War

  • Obama Wins on Syria

  • A Thoughtful Response is Needed in Syria

  • Russia, Gays, Vodka and Foreign Policy

  • German Arms Sales and the Middle East

  • Demise of the Arab Spring

  • Why South Africa is not Fit to Lead Africa

  • China and Nigeria: Neo-Colonialism, South-South Solidarity, or Both?

  • Putin, Snowden, and Cojones

  • Morsi Plays the Sectarian Card

  • The Central African Republic: The Emerging Pakistan of Africa

  • Post-Snowden, Cybersnooping will Continue

  • The Dangers of Supporting the Free Syrian Army

  • Turkey’s Taksim Square is not Tahrir

  • Can Nieto Deliver the Goods?

  • Can Erdogan Deliver with Israel?

  • Mr. Kim and the Envelope

  • Iran’s Long Leash

  • Hamid Karzai: Champion of Alienation