The ferocity of reformist-hardline competition to shape the next parliament has dominated the political debates inside Iran and has obfuscated views of popular opinion about the elections, writes Banafsheh Keynoush.
The coronavirus serves as a reminder that diseases are political as well as biological, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.
Experts discussed the global spread of the coronavirus and its impact on international relations in a recent teleconference.
At a recent discussion co-hosted by the Pacific Council, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, and OutRight Action International, experts highlighted best practices for companies with a global presence that seek to support LGBTIQ communities everywhere they do work, writes Thomas Zimmerman.
As Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan continue their historic negotiations over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam being built near the source of the Blue Nile, we are reminded of the grave stakes involved when countries share water resources, writes Lauren Nicole Core.
On January 30, Ambassador Frank Baxter was awarded the Civic Medal Honor from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, reflecting his far-reaching generosity toward causes throughout the city of Los Angeles.
Get to know our current crop of Junior Fellows! Next up: Chandra Ingram of USC.
As part of the Pacific Council’s GTMO Observer Program, Mary Ann Walker traveled to Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to attend the 9/11 military pre-trial hearing of alleged plotter and mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammad and four others charged with assisting in the 9/11 attacks, where she heard testimony from the architect of the CIA’s "enhanced interrogation techniques." Read her Observer Dispatch.
Starting in 2020, the Pacific Council on International Policy is embarking on a new strategic era, guided by a five-year plan and an evolved vision and mission for the organization.
Australians must work to understand how warming temperatures will affect bushfire dynamics over the coming years, writes Alice Hill.
Since an attack on state-owned Saudi oil and gas facilities in September 2019, international efforts to mediate conflicts between Saudi Arabia and Iran have failed, writes Banafsheh Keynoush.