OREANDA-NEWS. The experts of the Astana Club political forum compiled a ranking of key risks for Eurasia in 2020. One of them they called the uncertainty in the political development of the United States after the 2020 presidential election.

"The current president of the United States, Donald Trump, has already launched a campaign for re-election for a new term. However, his opponents threaten him with impeachment. Uncertainties in the political development of the world's leading superpower can pose serious risks for the whole of Eurasia", the rating said on Monday.

The ten risks for Eurasia also included: the global economic recession, the escalation of the confrontation between the USA and China, a new stage in the global arms race, the intensification of the struggle for technological dominance, the military campaign against Iran, the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula, a new surge of terrorism, a wave of aggressive nationalism and populism , large-scale problems due to climate change.

In addition, more than 1,100 professional respondents from 70 countries were interviewed using the survey method. The key goal of creating an annual rating is to assess and scenario-based forecasting of the most significant risks in the Eurasia region.