The coronavirus serves as a reminder that diseases are political as well as biological, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.
This week, Sebastián Piñera wins Chile’s presidential election in what marks the most recent shift to the right in Latin America; the United States accuses North Korea of being behind the WannaCry cyberattack; Saudi Arabia intercepts another Houthi missile; and more.
The LA County Sheriff’s Department is yet another example of Los Angeles’ emergence as a global city, LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell told Pacific Council members.
This week, protests rock the Middle East following Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital; Russia suspends its diplomatic operations in Yemen as violence escalates; 15 UN peacekeepers and 53 others are killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and more.
This week, North Korea tests a new missile experts say is capable of reaching the U.S. East Coast; Pope Francis urges tolerance for religious diversity in Myanmar but doesn’t say ‘Rohingya’; Mugabe’s former vice president is sworn in as Zimbabwe’s interim president; and more.
This week, Zimbabwe’s military take President Robert Mugabe into custody during an attempted coup; China and ASEAN agree to begin talks on the South China Sea; the fifth round of NAFTA negotiations begin in Mexico City; and more.
Common diseases that affect millions of people on all continents—such as arthritis—are often overlooked and underfunded, leaving a gap in care, writes Carolyn Miller.
Sound governance structures and public service regulations can help mitigate water management stressors on municipal water systems and services, write Todd Diamond and Basil Mahayni ahead of our inaugural Water Conference.
This week, President Trump visits Asia on his fourth foreign trip; 17 Saudi princes and officials are arrested in corruption sweep; COP23 climate conference kicks off in Germany; and more.
This week, the terror attack in New York draws attention to the spread of ISIL and the growth of religious extremism in central Asia; New Zealand announces visa proposal for climate refugees; South Korea and China resume normal relations after yearlong THAAD tension; and more.
Members Weekend was filled with discussions ranging from the resurgence of nationalist populism and climate refugees to Mexico's 2018 presidential election and Russia's geopolitical ambitions. Read the notable insights!