BRINK News interviews Brent Scowcroft Center Chairman General James L. Jones, Jr. on investing in foreign countries and how businesses can navigate today’s geopolitical environment:

In today’s dicey geopolitical climate, making the decision to invest in a foreign country requires a holistic approach to risk analysis that considers both economic and political factors.

Often a favorable economic analysis can mask more nuanced political risks, such as the passage of laws, troubled leaders, or the destabilizing effects of popular uprisings, which is why considering economic and political risk must go hand in hand.

BRINK spoke with retired General James Jones, former National Security Advisor to President Obama and head of Jones Group International, about how businesses can navigate today’s dicey geopolitical environment and the need for a better public/private partnership dialog for accessing risk.

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