Tactics such as the June 14 attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman might allow Tehran to ultimately achieve some “soft compromises” in talks with the Trump administration, including the de-escalation of regional tensions and the easing of some restrictions to allow modest trade between Iran and the rest of the world, writes Banafsheh Keynoush
Policy proposals in India imposing various regulations on tech giants reflect the global debate about internet regulations, Mishi Choudhary and Emma Llansó told Pacific Council members in a teleconference.
Perpetual dueling interests between Saudi Arabia and Iran have not just weakened them regionally, it has also forced the two to barely survive as neighbors, writes Banafsheh Keynoush.
U.S. influence and credibility on the world stage has been diminished under the Trump administration, Ben Rhodes told students and Pacific Council members at a recent discussion at Pomona College.
Layered tangible security guarantees and a change of mindset by both the United States and North Korea offer the path forward to nuclear elimination, writes Bennett Ramberg.
Ambassador Schnabel was recognized at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on May 1.
Hostage victims abroad and their families back home face a myriad of challenges during and after their harrowing ordeals, Rachel Briggs and Michael Scott Moore of Hostage US told Pacific Council members.
A new report by Pacific Council member Kathi Lynn Austin of the Conflict Awareness Project, Follow the Guns: An Overlooked Key to Combat Rhino Poaching and Wildlife Crime, demonstrates that disrupting the supply of weapons used in wildlife crime worldwide is a much-needed—and often overlooked—conservation tool.
The Trump administration’s about-face on Libya leaves few options in the face of a dramatic escalation of violence, write Mieczysław P. Boduszyński and Christopher K. Lamont in the Washington Post.
USC Hybrid High School students visited the Pacific Council’s office to discuss the vast career paths that exist in the international affairs industry and the potential that is here in Los Angeles.
During the Vietnam War, Asian Americans were identified as both adversary and citizen, leading to an examination during the war from an Asian American perspective which in turn strengthened the formation of a distinct political identity, writes Karen Ishizuka ahead of the Global LA Summit.