It is too soon to tell what the geopolitical impact of SARS-CoV-2 will be over the next few months or years. One thing which is clear is that the virus has underlined how there is a general lack of leadership in world affairs at this point in time.
As Covid-19 continues to spread, it is also a reminder that not only is everything connected at the industry and company level but also in terms of our personal careers and plans.
Donald Trump killed Qasem Soleimani and made an initial deal with China to rally his base and thereby avoid impeachment but is not thinking deeply enough to manage the global complexity arising form the rise of China in world affairs.
Last week there were Parliamentary elections in Poland and municipal elections in Hungary which could be interpreted as a check on the populist governments in both countries although there appears to be a deeper process going on.
Donald Trump faces impeachment for his strong arm tactics with the Ukraine and while I agree his behavior was reprehensible, the betrayal of the Syrian Kurds is much worse.