The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
Algeria might be on the precipice of an Egypt-like scenario, with the increasing willingness to use repression signaling a possible military coup to solidify control, write Mieczysław Boduszynski and Jessica Mecellem.
The global community must encourage economic reform in North Korea and Kim Jong-un must commit to denuclearization, writes Jongsoo Lee.
In the wake of a U.S. operation that targeted and killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iran’s response by firing missiles at an Iraqi military base that housed U.S. troops, Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green provided his insights on the situation in a teleconference with Council members.
With major developments in the U.S.-China cold war, Hong Kong, Brexit, Syria, and impeachment in the United States, plus hotspots across Latin America and the Middle East, it looks like the world will continue to heat up in 2020, writes DJ Peterson. Here are the international issues to watch this year.
Cybersecurity, the digital revolution, and the evolving roles of Silicon Valley and the U.S. government in national security and technology were all major and recurring themes at PolicyWest, Justin Chapman wrote in USC’s Public Diplomacy Magazine.
Of the nearly 200 articles we published in our online Newsroom in 2019, here are the 15 people read the most. Reread your favorite pieces or read them for the first time.
Dr. Jonathan Pollack of the Brookings Institution recently spoke to the Pacific Council about China’s long-term national security goals in the third installment of the Edgerton Series on Responding to a Rising China.
The integrity of U.S. elections is a national security issue, writes Thomas Zimmerman. The United States’ foreign adversaries learned a great deal from the 2016 election. Have we?
The United States needs to have the courage, as a nation, to soberly assess the situation in Afghanistan and accept its strategic limitations, even if this means the inevitable resurgence of the Taliban and the beginning of a new civil war after it departs, writes Alex Alben.
A Pacific Council delegation composed largely of Emerging Leaders recently traveled to Colombia to explore the peace process, Venezuela, economic development, and more with government officials, business and NGO leaders, and former FARC combatants.