July 15, 2016

This week on Global Beat: Theresa May is selected as the United Kingdom’s second female prime minister; renewed fighting erupts in Kashmir; an international court rules against China’s territorial claims to the South China Sea; and more.

July 1, 2016

This week on Global Beat: North American nations make a massive clean power pledge; Turkey reels from a terrorist attack on Istanbul's Atatürk Airport; the Iraqi military pushes the Islamic State out of Fallujah; and more.

June 27, 2016

Whether the Guantánamo Bay prison is eventually closed or not, the Obama administration can still give the remaining detainees due process by removing the inefficiencies in the Military Commission Hearings.

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June 24, 2016

This week on Global Beat: the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union; Panama unveils a $3.1 billion canal expansion plan; women's rights in Saudi Arabia begin to surface; and more.

June 16, 2016

In a Los Angeles Times op-ed addressed to Britons, Pacific Council member Justin Hughes advises them to vote their conscience in the upcoming "Brexit" referendum, rather than letting politicians scare them one way or the other.


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