The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
The global community must encourage economic reform in North Korea and Kim Jong-un must commit to denuclearization, writes Jongsoo Lee.
If we, the people of Los Angeles and Tehran, realize that we have much more in common with each other than we do with our respective national governments, then we can come together and promote global engagement, people-to-people exchanges, and diplomacy, writes Sohaela Amiri.
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.
This fall, the Pacific Council continued its collaboration with the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.
It is time for China to understand that it can be a dominant economic power without being territorially expansionist and hegemonic, which will actually thwart its economic advancement, writes Jongsoo Lee.
An Emerging Leaders delegation recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to discuss Middle East policy with government officials, experts, and civil society leaders. Read highlights from the discussions by Pacific Council member Jordan Reimer.