Eurasia Group’s top geopolitical risks for 2019
Eurasia Group’s top geopolitical risks for 2019
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Eurasia Group’s top geopolitical risks for 2019

The top geopolitical risks for 2019, according to Eurasia Group, include the sowing of “bad seeds” for the future, the ongoing trade showdown between China and the United States, an increasingly challenging cyber battle, European populism, and several country-specific developments.

“Despite increasingly worrisome headlines, 2019 is poised to be a reasonably good year,” writes Eurasia Group in its annual top risks report. “But we’re setting ourselves up for trouble down the road. Big trouble.”

The top geopolitical risks for 2019 include the sowing of “bad seeds” for the future, the ongoing trade showdown between China and the United States, an increasingly challenging cyber battle around the world, the tide of European populism, and several country-specific developments.