In response to the Nigerian government’s failure to provide basic services like safe water, several insurgent groups have arisen to take matters into their own hands, writes Marcus DuBois King.
Jongsoo Lee calls for the United States to restart diplomatic talks with North Korea before the current situation turns into a crisis.
An Event Envoy interview with Dr. Henri Barkey, Director of the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center, during the fifth installment of the Edgerton Series on Iran and Turkey.
President Obama has announced his intent to appoint Ambassador David Huebner to the panel of arbitrators of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
In Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary, Geoffrey Cowan tells the history of America’s modern political theater.
In a recent Los Angeles Times op-ed, Pacific Council Board member Michael C. Camuñez argues that the post of ambassador to Mexico is vital to U.S. security and commerce.
A Pacific Council Consular Advisory Board delegation recently traveled to Fresno, California, to learn about the effect of California’s crippling drought on its Central Valley. Briefings covered an overview of the region’s economic potential, educational exchange initiatives, regional legislation and policies, and emerging agricultural technologies.
Amb. Charles H. Rivkin, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, recognizes the important role U.S. businesses play in the fight against international corruption.
On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, the Pacific Council hosted a debate jointly sponsored as part of The McCain Institute's Debate and Decision Series, "Has the West Lost the Post-Cold War Era?"
Pacific Council member Manpreet Anand, Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, attended the 2015 Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in Los Angeles.
A Pacific Council delegation recently returned from Rio de Janeiro and Brasília, where they studied Brazil’s current economic and political climate as well as its regional role.