In January, Eurasia Group predicted that 2020 would be a historic tipping point as a number of trends converged: the weakening of the United States' global leadership; the rise of an alternative Chinese economic, technological, and political model; and a reversal of globalization. In this fragile political and economic environment—compounded by a precarious presidential election in the US—will the sudden shock of the coronavirus pandemic accelerate these destabilizing trends? Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer joins Council President Ivo Daalder for a video conversation on the key global risks of 2020 and the deepening impact of Covid-19.
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Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. He is also the president and founder of GZERO Media, a Eurasia Group company dedicated to helping a broad, global audience make sense of today's leaderless world.