Risks facing the US, China and the Middle East

Chicago business school professor Marvin Zonis explains why the challenges facing these three regions will be definitive for the world in the near-term.

America, China and the Middle East have become corners of a new triangle which has the potential to significantly shape the future.

ChinaÆs increasing interaction with the Middle East is not surprising given the inter-dependence between a large energy-consuming country and the region which supplies the world with most of its oil. Further, cash-rich, sovereign funds in the Middle East are seeking avenues to put capital to work and China represents an attractive investment destination. Intermediaries such as investment banks...

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