Future dependency on Israeli natural gas could change the political equation for many European countries that are currently critical of Israeli policies toward Palestinians, write Mieczysław Boduszyński and Jamie Levin.
No group has been quite as affected by global water crises as women and girls in developing countries. They must be part of the conversation to come up with solutions.
Pacific Council directors Robert H. Tuttle and Mickey Kantor extol the virtues of the recently passed Global Food Security Act, and how it can make a real impact in the fight against global hunger.
This week on Global Beat: Colombia declares an end to its Zika virus epidemic; Russian athletes will be heading to the Rio Olympic Games despite mass doping charges; sub-Saharan Africa is named one of the fastest growing regions for foreign direct investment; and more.
It would be a mistake for China to engage only New York and Washington, D.C., in its relations with the United States, as the East Coast is only part of the story in terms of U.S. public diplomacy resources, writes Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green, Communications Associate Justin Chapman, and Events Officer Alexandre Moore.
Pulse nightclub. Istanbul airport. Baghdad truck bombing. Nice Bastille Day celebration. Courtney La Bau sets out to answer the question, “How do these incidents continue to happen?”
Widespread corruption, political uncertainty, and the lack of economic reforms have created a perfect storm in Brazil. Read about the first discussion in our BRICS Summer Teleconference Series.
This week on Global Beat: Erdogan has given himself near absolute power over Turkey in the wake of a failed military coup; a sporting project in the slums of Sao Paulo aims to give hope to rural children; volunteers in India are fighting climate change by planting trees; and more.
Steven Stathatos reports on his recent visit to Guantánamo Bay, and explains why the Military Commission hearings may never see an end.
This week on Global Beat: Theresa May is selected as the United Kingdom’s second female prime minister; renewed fighting erupts in Kashmir; an international court rules against China’s territorial claims to the South China Sea; and more.
With public diplomacy, China and the United States can strengthen their vital relationship, avoid confrontation, and chart a way forward that is mutually beneficial, writes Pacific Council Presiden tand CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green, Communications Associate Justin Chapman, and Events Officer Alexandre Moore.