In April, a special delegation of emerging leaders from the Pacific Council community traveled to Mexico City for discussions with government officials, civil society leaders, and more on strengthening the U.S.-Mexico relationship. Read about their top takeaways.
This week, the United States and China continue trade negotiations; Italy forms a government after nearly three months; Ebola is back in Democratic Republic of Congo; and more.
What Mexico needs is a new regime based on effective checks and balances, duly ingrained constitutional balances, transparency, the rule of law, and broad rights and protections for the citizenry, writes Luis Rubio.
The reasons delineated by the Trump administration for withdrawing from the Iran deal fail to convince that sound judgment based on discernible facts went into this decision, writes Karen Richardson.
The fate of the NAFTA renegotiations is looking quite grim, writes Michael Camuñez.
This week, North Korea cancels talks with South Korea; protests erupt on the Gaza-Israel border; Kenya passes a controversial “fake news” law; and more.
The U.S. ambassadors to Indonesia, Laos, and Thailand recently discussed America’s trade and investment relations in Southeast Asia and the future of U.S.-ASEAN relations with Pacific Council members and others.
Considering the advancements in communication and transportation technologies, the evolving global roles of cities should be watched closely, writes Sohaela Amiri.
U.S. trade negotiators should keep an open mind as they engage with their Chinese counterparts this week, write Michael Santoro and Robert Shanklin.
Pacific Council member Patrick Del Duca discusses his new book, Mexico and Its Legal System: Lawyers’ Essays on the Continuing Evolution.
This week, North Korea frees three U.S. citizens in its custody; President Trump pulls the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal; the Pentagon releases a report detailing failures that led to the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger; and more.