Milken Institute | 29 September 2015
Advances in technology and global connectivity reinforce the interplay between geopolitics and economics, leading to complex new challenges. Cyber attacks have the potential to weaken and disrupt governments and businesses. The expansion of ISIS, and its ability to recruit educated professionals as well as teens into its ranks, illustrates the wide appeal of extremism. Increased tension over territorial claims in the South China Sea, the shale gas and oil revolution in the U.S., reliance on China as a growth driver, and conflict in Ukraine and the Middle East all place enormous pressure on strategic decision-making. Listen as a panel of experts considers the nature of these global risks and what leaders can do to limit the damage.