In a new policy brief for the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, Abraham F. Lowenthal and David Smilde argue that conflicts that appeared to be irreconcilable have sometimes been resolved in other countries that were once controlled by authoritarian regimes, and these experiences are relevant to Venezuela’s plight.
The more clearly we begin to think of climate change as a threat to the habitat in which we live, the less tenable we will find the old presumption of a stark distinction between animal welfare and human rights, which has huge implications for policy makers, writes Lauren Nicole Core.
Watch Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green's remarks at our 2019 Global LA Summit and a video featuring USC Viterbi students who traveled to a refugee camp in Greece and invented products to solve the challenges they witnessed on the ground.
Following a year of research in conjunction with the Pacific Council, the project to Strategically Protect Soft Networks offers this white paper exploring various possible policy options for better insulating local allies of the U.S. military and diplomatic community in conflict zones abroad.
An unprecedented surge in family unit migration from Central America is overwhelming U.S. border agencies and immigration system and endangering children, according to a report by the Homeland Security Advisory Council authored by Robert C. Bonner, James R. Jones, and Karen Tandy.
Amid the national debate about immigration and border policy and a recent surge of Central American asylum seekers, Pacific Council delegates traveled to El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to gain firsthand experience and knowledge of the situation on the ground. Read about what they learned.
Read an article by Jaime Torres of El Diario about the Pacific Council's delegation to El Paso, Texas.
Economic empowerment for women typically leads to political and social empowerment as well, CARE USA President and CEO Michelle Nunn told Pacific Council members in a discussion on International Women’s Day.
Over the past few weeks the bilateral policy environment between the United States and Mexico has been complicated by disagreements over the USMCA trade deal, migrant caravans, and recent developments in Venezuela, writes Michael Camuñez.
If the United States wants to implement effective foreign policy and foster legitimate peace negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan, women need a seat at the table, writes Gemma Stewart.
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.