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.
Despite years of work, clear signs of improvement in the corrupt culture of Mongolia's education sector are yet to be seen, but educators and activists say these anticorruption efforts must continue to ensure long-term success, writes Bayanmunkh Ariunbold.
This week, Afghanistan faces election violence; the United States, Canada, and Mexico reach a trade deal; the United States indicts Russian officials for cyber attacks; and more.
Relations between the United States and Iran can improve but will not get better so long as innocent Americans are held hostage, writes Robert C. O’Brien.
This week, the United States imposes sanctions on Venezualan officials; China criticizes U.S. military sale to Taiwan; Ethiopia arrests thousands; and more.
This week, Brazil’s election season is mired in controversy; the leaders of North and South Korea hold another summit; a second Brexit referendum is a possibility; and more.
This week, the United States cuts aid to Pakistan by $300 billion; Leaders meet to discuss Syria; Pentagon reconsiders Africa strategy; and more.
Dr. James L. Dr. Gelvin of UCLA provided a broad historical perspective to the current state of the modern Middle East during the first installment of the Pacific Council’s "How Did We Get Here?" series.
Patt Morrison interviewed Pacific Council member Judge Ashley Tabaddor about her role as president of the National Association of Immigration Judges in the Los Angeles Times.
Today we honor the memory of Senator McCain for his dedication to keeping the United States actively and thoughtfully engaged in the world, writes Jerrold D. Green.
The temptation to imitate the Colombian process to pacify one’s country is immense, but Colombia's circumstances bear no resemblance to Mexico's, writes Luis Rubio.