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Daniel Wagner is the founder and CEO of Country Risk Solutions and a widely published author on current affairs and risk management. 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 held several positions - including as Senior Guarantees and Syndications Specialist - for the Asian Development Bank's Office of Co-financing Operations. Prior to forming CRS he was Senior Vice President of Country Risk at GE Energy Financial Services. He also served as senior consultant for the African Development Bank on institutional investment. Daniel is the author of seven books: 'The America-China Divide,' 'China Vision,' 'AI Supremacy,' 'Virtual Terror,' 'Global Risk Agility and Decision Making,' 'Managing Country Risk,' and 'Political Risk Insurance Guide.' He has also published more than 700 articles on risk management and current affairs and is a regular contributor to the South China Morning Post, Sunday Guardian, and The National Interest, among many others. Daniel holds master's degrees in International Relations from the University of Chicago and in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix. He received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Richmond College in London.

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A Year of Rising Risks for 2018

  • The Olympics, Cyber Risk, and Virtual Terror

  • GDPR, the Law, and Virtual Terror

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

  • 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?

  • Is China a Poor Cousin or a Global Leader?

  • Biological Weapons and Virtual Terrorism

  • Time to Give Kim What he Wants

  • Harvey and Irma Could Have a Silver Lining

  • The Threat of Virtual Terrorism Against Infrastructure is Growing

  • Robots and Virtual Terrorism

  • Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Terrorism

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

  • A Question for Washington: Who in the GCC Finances Terrorism?

  • Trump and Kim Think a Lot Alike: Why not Take Advantage of It?

  • The Islamic State’s New Realities

  • Iran and the United States’ Competition in Eastern Syria