Thursday, February 8, 2024
“Today, China’s risk indicators are blinking red.”
– Hal Brands and Michael Beckley –
As a recent column in CEO Daily noted, “Ask a Fortune 500 CEO to identify the greatest challenge they face in 2024, and there’s a good chance they’ll say geopolitics…Dig a little deeper, you’ll find the top concern among geopolitical risks, for most, is not war in Europe, or missiles in the Red Sea, or widening conflict with Iran. It’s China.”
The 1940’s were the last time the U.S. engaged in open military conflict with a near-peer state. Since then the world has changed so dramatically that a conflict with China would bring a level of complexity and uncertainty far beyond anything humanity has ever seen. Yet the threat is quite real, making it imperative for private sector leaders to understand the geopolitical landscape. For an in-depth analysis of the current situation, Click here for the article How Primed for War Is China? (Fair warning, it’s a lengthy read)
Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.