It is important, now more than ever, that we face the lessons of history—such as Azerbaijan’s “Black January”—so that we can manage the threats and tragedies that are happening today, writes Nasimi Aghayev.
Iran could be drawn into a major water dispute with Iraq and its policy of “water diplomacy” won’t be sufficient to resolve the situation, writes Banafsheh Keynoush.
Over the past few weeks the bilateral policy environment between the United States and Mexico has been complicated by disagreements over the USMCA trade deal, migrant caravans, and recent developments in Venezuela, writes Michael Camuñez.
Pacific Council member Banafsheh Keynoush writes about relations between Iran and the Gulf Arab States, Iran’s periphery relations with Turkey and Israel, and Iran’s involvement in Arab conflict zones in the Near East region.
There is no clear and simple path toward a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic outcome in Venezuela, but here are a few guiding principles to start, writes Abe Lowenthal.
For the most part, the countries of Latin America are showing immense thoughtfulness and generosity in their responses to Venezuela’s migration flow, but it is hard to know how long these open door policies will last, writes Andrew Selee.
Representative Adam Schiff recently discussed the new power dynamic in Washington and what’s next for the Russia investigation.
The new Mexican government has to be realistic about what it can actually achieve, writes Luis Rubio.
Alexis Okeowo shares in her book a 21st century depiction of Uganda, Mauritania, Nigeria, and Somalia that is often difficult and disturbing—but also illuminating for practitioners in the international relations and conflict resolution fields, writes Kareena Kirlew.
Previous transitions from authoritarian rule toward democracy in other Latin American countries seemed impossible until they occurred, and that likely will be the case in Venezuela, writes Abraham Lowenthal and David Smilde.
Mexico has the opportunity for regime change, writes Pacific Council member Luis Rubio.