The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
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.
The Pacific Council’s Special Initiatives Department has been piloting educational partnerships with schools in the local LA community, including a recent STEM career panel with USC Hybrid High, a charter school within the Ednovate network, writes Ilyssa Padrid-Dykman.
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.
Paige Smith spent a week living with a rural Maasai tribe in Kenya to more fully understand their way of life and how it is connected to their practice of female circumcision.
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?
Experts recently discussed the implications of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and privacy at a Pacific Council partner event.
This fall, the Pacific Council continued its collaboration with the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.
The New Normal: Parents, Teens, and Mobile Devices Around the World is a multi-year research collaboration between USC Annenberg and Common Sense designed to advance cross-cultural exploration of family digital media engagement. Read more here.
Our politicians and partisans should cool their fervor and take a dispassionate approach to resolving thorny policy problems such as immigration, writes Kim Gagné.
Orla Keane, consul general at Ireland’s brand new consulate in Los Angeles, discusses her new role, Ireland’s plans for the LA consulate, Ireland’s global goals, Ireland Week, Brexit, and more with the Pacific Council.