U.S. policy toward China should strongly emphasize pressure and deterrence, while acting multilaterally rather than unilaterally, experts said in the second installment of the Edgerton Series on Responding to a Rising China.
Just as the U.S. digital copyright law inspired Europe to adopt safe harbors for online companies in the earliest days of the internet, Europe’s new copyright law may inspire Washington to rethink how and how much creative professionals are paid—including by social media titans—in a vastly different and richer digital economy, writes Justin Hughes in the Los Angeles Times.
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.
Pacific Council Operations Officer Chaka Jones discusses his experience working for the Council over the past two decades.
Read an article by Jaime Torres of El Diario about the Pacific Council's delegation to El Paso, Texas.
Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green has been selected to receive the World Trade Week 2019 Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award, in recognition of his role in advancing global trade in the Southern California region.
The Pacific Council is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office, Mexico’s Foreign Ministry, and the Mexican Council of International Affairs (COMEXI) to establish MEXLA, a new commission of residents from Los Angeles and Mexico to deepen the cultural, economic, and people-to-people ties between the two regions.
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.
Nelson Mandela’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission helped South Africa re-brand itself globally and gain respect, support, and legitimacy by enhancing its soft power, writes Sohaela Amiri.
By embracing diversity and encouraging peaceful coexistence, the United Arab Emirates is helping create friendships across different nationalities and faiths, writes Abdulla Alsaboosi.
The fundamental impact of globalization, societal changes and digital technology is reshaping the practice of public diplomacy, writes Jay Wang.