Mexico has the opportunity for regime change, writes Pacific Council member Luis Rubio.
Enkutatash, the Ethiopian New Year on September 11, is a chance for Ethiopia and Eritrea to get a government they deserve, a government that is reflective of its people and their desire to be democratically sound, writes Lulit Tadesse.
Harsh rhetoric and trade wars have tarnished a once-promising relationship, write Atman Trivedi and Aparna Pande.
This week, Brazil’s election season is mired in controversy; the leaders of North and South Korea hold another summit; a second Brexit referendum is a possibility; and more.
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.
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.
This week, China detains 2 million Uighurs in re-education camps; populism continues to rise in Europe; Sudan’s president dissolves his country’s government; and more.
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.
This week, the United States cuts aid to Pakistan by $300 billion; Leaders meet to discuss Syria; Pentagon reconsiders Africa strategy; and more.