Tactics such as the June 14 attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman might allow Tehran to ultimately achieve some “soft compromises” in talks with the Trump administration, including the de-escalation of regional tensions and the easing of some restrictions to allow modest trade between Iran and the rest of the world, writes Banafsheh Keynoush
In 2015, the world witnessed the worst refugee and migrant crisis in seven decades as millions fled extreme drought, armed conflict, and unlivable conditions. Last year was also officially the hottest year in the historical record.
Mark Latonero reflects on how technology both benefits and exploits refugees as they travel along perilous routes in search for better lives in Europe.
The Pacific Council will honor Mary Robinson on January 12, 2016, as she accepts the Warren Christopher Public Service Award at an event in Los Angeles.
The Pacific Council Board of Directors has elected Marc B. Nathanson, Chairman of Mapleton Investments, LLC, as its newest Co-Chair.
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.