The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
Los Angeles’ leadership in global affairs is growing stronger at a time when the federal government’s role is diminishing, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told Pacific Council members in his 2nd annual State of the Global City address in downtown LA.
Pacific Council Communications Officer Justin Chapman recently traveled to Iceland to discuss the country's place branding efforts with government officials.
This week, President Trump introduces tariffs on aluminum and steel; Italy elects an entirely new government; the crisis in Syria continues; and more.
Experiences in California, as in Cape Town, demonstrate that the status quo is unsustainable. There is a need for a radical rethink of our relationship with water, writes Sarah Sieloff.
Cities must start planning ahead in order to avoid catastrophic water crises like the one now facing Cape Town, South Africa, writes Rachel Cardone.
This week, Puerto Rico is still in need of FEMA assistance; the United Kingdom and China are looking to make a post-Brexit trade deal; Cape Town imposes firmer restrictions on water use; and more.
California must look for solutions to its water crisis that do not result in another series of "water wars," writes Maria Mehranian.
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.
Beijing is playing the long game through a global strategic infrastructure initiative aimed at capturing supply chains from from Guangzhou to Greece, the primary goal of which is to benefit China, writes Dane Chamorro.
As the year came to a close, 2017 was on track to set the all-time record for the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in any single year in U.S. history, writes Alice Hill.