Even on those rare occasions when Japan has shown signs of a more activist foreign policy in the Middle East, the pendulum tends to swing back to an energy security-focused approach that reflects caution, neutrality, and the avoidance of military entanglements, writes Mieczysław Boduszyński.
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Phil Seib considers Iran's future in the Middle East and globally following its nuclear deal with the United States and five other world powers.
Robert C. O'Brien expresses concern over the decreasing number of American ships and its impact on the ability of the U.S. Navy to secure the oceans.
Jerrold D. Green reflects on his recent trip to Iran on the heels of the nuclear accord struck with the United States and five other world powers.
More people are displaced in L.A. today than in 2013: Los Angeles is the third most homeless city in the world.
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A Pacific Council national delegation reports back on their June meetings with leaders of organizations at the forefront of U.S. efforts to mitigate global water challenges.
Colleen Graffy asks if the era of banking secrecy is finally over thanks to globalization, technology, and a new U.S. law called FACTA.
Los Angeles has become the largest city in the nation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour from $9.