The coronavirus serves as a reminder that diseases are political as well as biological, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.
Despite years of work, clear signs of improvement in the corrupt culture of Mongolia's education sector are yet to be seen, but educators and activists say these anticorruption efforts must continue to ensure long-term success, writes Bayanmunkh Ariunbold.
This week, China detains 2 million Uighurs in re-education camps; populism continues to rise in Europe; Sudan’s president dissolves his country’s government; and more.
Dr. James L. Dr. Gelvin of UCLA provided a broad historical perspective to the current state of the modern Middle East during the first installment of the Pacific Council’s "How Did We Get Here?" series.
This week, Venezuela makes arrests in Maduro assassination attempt; Germany and Spain come to an agreement on refugees; Ethiopia shuts down internet access; and more.
Terrorist organizations should not be allowed to provide basic social services when the United States and other governments can use public diplomacy to achieve those goals themselves, writes Madison Jones.
This week, Germany agrees on a migration compromise; a leftist candidate wins Mexico’s presidential election by a landslide; North Korea continues to expand its nuclear program; and more.
The rise of socially-conscious companies in Los Angeles are contributing to the city's progress toward the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, writes Marissa Moran.
This week, the Trump administration reverses course on its migrant child separation policy following international outrage; the United States withdraws from the UN Human Rights Council; EU countries to meet on immigration policy; and more.
Foreign aid, specifically in the realm of economic development and growth, can act as a catalyst for reducing global poverty, the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Karen Sessions told Pacific Council members.