U.S. Institute of Peace

March 6, 2020

In May 1995, the Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Abraham Lowenthal about the founding of the Pacific Council on International Policy in an article titled “Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy by Focusing on the Pacific Rim.” In our 25th year, we share it from the archives.

February 26, 2020

As part of the Pacific Council’s GTMO Observer Program, Philip Recht traveled to Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to attend the pre-trial proceedings involving the U.S. prosecution against Abd Al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad Al-Nashiri, the alleged orchestrator of the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000. Read his Observer Dispatch.

February 14, 2020

At a recent discussion co-hosted by the Pacific Council, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, and OutRight Action International, experts highlighted best practices for companies with a global presence that seek to support LGBTIQ communities everywhere they do work, writes Thomas Zimmerman.

Rod Waddington

February 12, 2020

As Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan continue their historic negotiations over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam being built near the source of the Blue Nile, we are reminded of the grave stakes involved when countries share water resources, writes Lauren Nicole Core.

February 10, 2020

On January 30, Ambassador Frank Baxter was awarded the Civic Medal Honor from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, reflecting his far-reaching generosity toward causes throughout the city of Los Angeles.


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