‘Experts’ See Major Political Clash

54% see geopolitical disruption in coming year, up from 36% three months ago, according to the World Economic Forum.

A survey of 345 “global experts” from business, government, international organizations and academia found most expect a “major geopolitical disruption” in the next year, according to the World Economic Forum.

The percentage expecting a major disruption rose to 54 percent from 36 percent three months ago, the Geneva-based forum said today in an e-mailed statement. A geopolitical disruption refers to a political clash that has international implications, such as a territorial conflict, terrorist act or civil war.

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