In order for the United States to succeed on the international stage in 2019, it needs to rekindle its relationships with longtime allies, respect international institutions, and be more active in holding repressive regimes accountable, experts told Pacific Council members in a recent teleconference.
The real bottom line for nonprofit organizations should be social impact, not money, writes Jennifer Faust.
Despite years of work, clear signs of improvement in the corrupt culture of Mongolia's education sector are yet to be seen, but educators and activists say these anticorruption efforts must continue to ensure long-term success, writes Bayanmunkh Ariunbold.
We purchased the California News Group because we want to preserve the integrity, honesty, and fairness we’ve observed in our decades as avid readers of the Los Angeles Times. The California News Group will continue to play its pivotal role in our communities, from Los Angeles to San Diego, projecting out to the world, writes Patrick Soon-Shiong.
This week, Afghanistan faces election violence; the United States, Canada, and Mexico reach a trade deal; the United States indicts Russian officials for cyber attacks; and more.
Relations between the United States and Iran can improve but will not get better so long as innocent Americans are held hostage, writes Robert C. O’Brien.
Statues of comfort women—monuments to Korean women who were forced into sex slavery by the Japanese army in World War II—continue to be a controversial topic between the Korean and Japanese communities, writes Mikayla Bean.
To get the Guantánamo cases to trial, Congress should implement two pragmatic, nonpolitical measures: federal judges should be sent to GTMO and those judges should be given expanded powers, writes Robert C. Bonner.
To truly be a transformational leader, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will need to revise his country's playbook on trade, writes Atman Trivedi.
This week, the United States imposes sanctions on Venezualan officials; China criticizes U.S. military sale to Taiwan; Ethiopia arrests thousands; and more.
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