Posted by Maha Aziz on April 30, 2018 . 0 Comments
Hi from Morocco's Bay of Tangier, Readers,
WHAT'S NEXT FOR GLOBAL RISK?
In his 1555 book, Les Propheties, French visionary Nostradamus allegedly predicted that 2018 would mark the start of World War Three between two superpowers, which would last 27 years. Hmmm… Could that be between the US and China, with its looming trade war? Or between the US and Russia, with the apparent return of the Cold War? Let’s see. This has already been a tough year. We have the usual suspects still hanging over us – from lone wolf terrorism to Middle Eastern conflict, cyber attacks to climate change and refugee crises, among others. These are factors that pose a threat to stability in the international system – that’s global risk in a nutshell. But what else might be next for global risk? Here are a few suggestions,...