While there are many reasons to distrust China, there are even more reasons to avoid blaming China because the root cause of America’s current economic anxiety has less to do with any decision made in Beijing, and much more to do with those made or not made in Washington, writes Benjamin Shobert.
This week, North and South Korea push for increased cooperation; NAFTA negotiators near a new deal; a UN report says both sides of the conflict in Yemen are responsible for human rights abuses; and more.
This week, Russia announces largest war games since the Cold War; NAFTA talks reportedly near completion; Korean families reunite; and more.
NAFTA talks gained a new momentum in recent weeks following the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Mexico’s willingness to negotiate bilaterally with the United States, writes Michael Camuñez.
This week, the Taliban kills dozens in Afghanistan; Turkey turns to Russia amidst a currency crisis; Ebola outbreak in Congo worries officials; and more.
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.
This week, a former cricket star claims victory in Pakistan’s presidential election; Britain considers the consequences of a “no deal” Brexit; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leads a trade mission to East Asia; and more.
This week, Presidents Trump and Putin hold a controversial summit in Helsinki; ISIL may be attempting resurgence in Iraq and Afghanistan; Japan and the EU sign a trade deal; and more.
This week, resignations from the UK government imperil Brexit talks; Mexican President-elect AMLO announces a new border force; Ethiopia and Eritrea declare an end to war after 20 years of conflict; and more.
A delegation of Pacific Council members recently traveled to Seattle, Washington, to explore global policy at the nexus of business, national security, and innovation. Read about their key takeaways.