Presidents Trump and Putin have little to show for their rapport so far. Their summit will not be seen as a success without fresh approaches to issues from arms control to election tampering.
A generation ago, political risk mostly involved a handful of industries dealing with governments in a few frontier markets. Today, political risk stems from a widening array of actors, including Twitter users, local officials, activists, terrorists, hackers, and more. Condoleezza Rice and Amy B. Zegart, coauthors of the forthcoming book Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity, discuss how businesses can prepare for an increasingly complex set of political risks, suffer fewer surprises, and recover better.