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?