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.
Dr. Jerrold D. Green and Steven Myers recently joined Secretary of State John Kerry and others for a State Department meeting on encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship in emerging markets, and how to use economic policy to explore the promotion of U.S. interests in Iran.
Members of the Pacific Council's GTMO Task Force argue that replacing military judges with federal judges at Guantánamo is the best way to repair the damage done to U.S. credibility on the world stage.
An Event Envoy interview with Ms. Carrie Hessler-Radelet, 19th Director of the U.S. Peace Corps, on global development, security, health policy, and the mission of the organization.
John Brennan, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, talked terrorism, Russia, China, cyber security, and drones at a recent Pacific Council event.
A special report from the Pacific Council GTMO Task Force recommends that the U.S. government fairly and transparently expedite Guantánamo proceedings by empowering federal judges to preside over the Military Commission Trials.
Dr. Banafsheh Keynoush offers unique insight into the tumultuous Saudi-Iranian relationship, and argues that diplomacy will help solve the situation.
Through probing interviews with national leaders involved in 20th century democratic transitions, Abraham F. Lowenthal and Sergio Bitar explore how repressive regimes can give way to sustainable democracies. (Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2016)
Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet examines the challenges and opportunities that Peace Corps faces in the 21st century, and how volunteerism impacts the world.
A Pacific Council delegation recently visited the Port of Los Angeles to discuss the port's local and global economic impact, its record-breaking cargo operations, and several impressive environmental initiatives.
Phil Seib argues that it is time for the world to recognize an independent Kurdish state for the courageous people who have suffered so long and fought so hard.