June 3, 2020

The Pacific Council recently hosted a discussion with Alabama state Rep. Anthony Daniels, minority leader in the state House of Representatives, and Kimberly Freeman, Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer of USC Dornsife, about how “domestic” issues such as institutional racism, educational reform, prison reform, voter suppression issues, and the healthcare system impact the United States’ standing in the world.

May 26, 2020

To turn the tide in the struggle against the current pandemic, we need to re-learn a critical lesson from the Ebola experience: Public health can only be effective in confronting this kind of challenge with informed leadership that listens to the scientists, writes Seth Freeman.

May 20, 2020

Experts discussed the relationship between the U.S. West Coast and Finland in the context of the multi-billion dollar video game industry on a recent webcast, in partnership with the Consulate General of Finland in Los Angeles and World Affairs.

May 19, 2020

American society has entered an era of “magical realism” with consequences for U.S. security and civil-military relations, writes Todd Schmidt.

May 11, 2020

The Pacific Council and the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) recently hosted a discussion with John Tateishi, author of Redress: The Inside Story of the Successful Campaign for Japanese American Reparations, in conversation with Karen Ishizuka, chief curator at JANM.

USC/Philip Channing

May 8, 2020

Dr. Steven Sample, former president of the University of Southern California, provost Lloyd Armstrong, and other senior USC officials played an integral role in launching and building the Pacific Council on International Policy, writes president emeritus Abraham Lowenthal.


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