March 9, 2018

Angelenos know that the vitality of our economy is predicated on our relationship with the rest of the world. One of our most important global partners is our neighbor and longtime collaborator, Mexico, writes Stephen Cheung.

February 27, 2018

Multilateral trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are mutually beneficial for countries in the Asia-Pacific, Keio University Professor Yorizumi Watanabe told Pacific Council members in a roundtable discussion.

February 5, 2018

Peter Laugharn, a Pacific Council Director and CEO of the Hilton Foundation, and Marie Kagaju Laugharn, a Pacific Council member and a board member of the Ihangane Project, attended the World Economic Forum and discussed their experiences and takeaways from the annual event.

January 26, 2018

This week, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, kicks off; 11 countries reach an agreement on a new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal; Tokyo conducts its first missile attack drill since the end of World War II; and more

January 25, 2018

The current administration's persistent neglect of Africa constitutes nothing less than foreign policy malpractice, writes Grant Harris.

January 19, 2018

The United States and India have an opportunity to co-define and co-implement a geo-economic vision for the Indo-Pacific based on shared values of freedom and transparency, but formidable obstacles—such as China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, remain, write Manpreet Singh Anand and Daniel Kliman.

January 19, 2018

This week, an extreme drought causes Cape Town to drastically cut down on its water use; North and South Korea agree to march under a common flag in next month’s Winter Olympics; Saudi Arabia injects $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank; and more.

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January 18, 2018

While emerging cryptocurrencies come with enormous risks including the lack of international regulations, the technology is also a source of important innovation and has the potential to help alleviate poverty, experts told Pacific Council members in a Situation Briefing teleconference.


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