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
Newly appointed member of the Pacific Council’s Board of Directors and President and CEO of the LA Area Chamber of Commerce Maria Salinas recently spoke to the Pacific Council about Los Angeles’ global influence, expanding access to diverse voices in the public and private sector, and her vision as a new Council Director.
Pacific Council members recently visited the Los Angeles Times headquarters and met with senior editorial officials.
On Thursday, May 2, Pacific Council President and CEO Jerry Green accepted the Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award at the 2019 World Trade Week Kick-off Breakfast in Downtown LA. Presented by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce since 1933, the award honors a member of the international trade community whose outstanding dedication, efforts, and achievements in the field have advanced global trade in the Southern California region.
The United States should stand firm in the Western Hemisphere and assert its interests in Venezuela’s political outcome, writes Omar Qudrat.
An unprecedented surge in family unit migration from Central America is overwhelming U.S. border agencies and immigration system and endangering children, according to a report by the Homeland Security Advisory Council authored by Robert C. Bonner, James R. Jones, and Karen Tandy.
The binational community of El Paso and Juárez offers unique perspectives on art and immigration, writes Aaron Brooks.
Options are dwindling and time is running out for the United Kingdom to negotiate a deal to leave the European Union, experts told Pacific Council members in a teleconference on Brexit.
U.S. policy toward China should strongly emphasize pressure and deterrence, while acting multilaterally rather than unilaterally, experts said in the second installment of the Edgerton Series on Responding to a Rising China.
Just as the U.S. digital copyright law inspired Europe to adopt safe harbors for online companies in the earliest days of the internet, Europe’s new copyright law may inspire Washington to rethink how and how much creative professionals are paid—including by social media titans—in a vastly different and richer digital economy, writes Justin Hughes in the Los Angeles Times.