In 2020, as the Pacific Council celebrates its 25th anniversary, we want to increase our impact and ensure that the next generation of global leaders understands the importance of international engagement, writes Jerrold D. Green.
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.
A Pacific Council delegation recently traveled to Brussels and The Hague for high-level meetings with officials from NATO, the EU, the IMF, the German Marshall Fund, the ICC, and more. Read about highlights from the trip.
China can use its influence on the Mekong River to realize its geopolitical goals, writes Sam Casella ahead of our inaugural Water Conference.
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.
With the COP23 Climate Summit now underway in Bonn, Germany, Pacific Council member Jesse Medlong lays out the major themes that observers can expect to see play out at the conference.
China’s economic and military power continue to grow, as does its international influence as U.S. influence wanes. But the country also faces enormous challenges, writes Ira Kasoff.
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.
Water stress and conflict in a number of fragile states in the Middle East and Africa are becoming more visible and carry worldwide implications, writes Marcus DuBois King.
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!