September 19, 2018

While there are many reasons to distrust China, there are even more reasons to avoid blaming China because the root cause of America’s current economic anxiety has less to do with any decision made in Beijing, and much more to do with those made or not made in Washington, writes Benjamin Shobert.

September 18, 2018

At a time of great change in Asia, greater gender equality and the advancement of women’s rights should continue to grow across the region, write Eileen Pennington and Elizabeth Silva.

A GTMO Task Force Report

September 11, 2018

On this 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Pacific Council’s GTMO Task Force announces the release of its second report to renew the call for federal judges to preside over the military trials at Guantánamo and equip them with expanded powers to enforce deadlines, levy consequences, and propel these cases toward fair and final conclusions.

September 7, 2018

Dr. James L. Dr. Gelvin of UCLA provided a broad historical perspective to the current state of the modern Middle East during the first installment of the Pacific Council’s "How Did We Get Here?" series.

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September 6, 2018

The survival of a democratic society doesn’t require friendship from adversaries, but it fundamentally depends on respect for each other—and for the truth, write Robert Shrum and Mike Murphy.


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