Mexico has the opportunity for regime change, writes Pacific Council member Luis Rubio.
Pacific Council members Marc and Jane Nathanson received an award from the Aspen Institute Socrates Program to recognize their longtime support of the Aspen Institute and the creation of the Nathanson Public Diplomacy Scholarship.
Democracies are increasingly more vulnerable to the "sharp power" tactics of authoritarian regimes but should not adopt these same tactics in response, Joseph Nye and Shanthi Kalathil told Pacific Council members in the fourth installment of the 2018 Summer Teleconference Series, on the rise of authoritarianism.
The Trump administration has given new meaning to partnerships, deals, negotiations, treaties, understandings, covenants, and indeed all of international relations, write Madison Jones and Justin Chapman. What does this mean for the future of international affairs?
This week, Venezuela makes arrests in Maduro assassination attempt; Germany and Spain come to an agreement on refugees; Ethiopia shuts down internet access; and more.
In drawing from real international conflicts, George Lucas aimed to show how those political deliberations affected society and individuals through his Star Wars films.
It would be a mistake to think that the best way to address heavy-handed tactics of censorship and surveillance by authoritarian regimes is through similarly heavy-handed tactics by democracies, writes Shanthi Kalathil.
This week, officials express optimism about NAFTA negotiations; Iran rejects Trump’s meeting offer; North Korea returns the remains of U.S. service members; and more.
In the face of the challenge posed by the "sharp power" of authoritarian governments, democratic governments and societies should avoid any temptation to imitate the methods of their adversaries or overreact in ways that undercut the advantage of their “soft power,” writes Joseph Nye ahead of our teleconference on August 9.
Panelists described river revitalization efforts around the world in a discussion with Pacific Council members and community members as Los Angeles looks to transform the LA River.