Conference Opening: Geopolitical dialogue
Sir John Scarlett, Senior Advisor Morgan Stanley; Dr. Angela Stent, Author of Putin’s World: Russia against the West and with the Rest Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University; Suzanne Maloney, Deputy Director of the Foreign Policy The Brookings Institution; Michael Green, SVP for Asia and Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Director of Asian Studies at Georgetown University in a discussion moderated by Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President IHS Markit. Geopolitical hot spots around the world could threaten regional and even global stability, with potentially far-reaching consequences for energy markets. How are US concerns over Russian engagement in US elections affecting American international diplomacy? Given tensions across Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen—and links to the United States and Russia—is there any scenario for stability in the Middle East? How do tensions among great powers exacerbate the risk of crises unraveling?