In response to the Nigerian government’s failure to provide basic services like safe water, several insurgent groups have arisen to take matters into their own hands, writes Marcus DuBois King.
This week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report addressing public access to pre-trial hearings of alleged terrorists held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (GTMO). This report was required by legislation passed in 2017 in response to and influenced by the 2016 GTMO Task Force report.
New technologies, perspectives, and realities—such as climate change and more extreme weather conditions—have led us to realize that stormwater capture is no longer just an option, but an essential element in our toolbox to create a more sustainable Los Angeles County, writes Maria Mehranian.
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.
There is now a real opportunity to develop the Arctic in a sustainable way, in consultation with and consideration for the people that live there, but the clock is ticking due to climate change, writes Jeremy McKenzie.
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.
To find effective and meaningful solutions to the immigration issue, policymakers must understand the most factor motivating people to migrate from Central America: violence, writes Tyler Takemoto.
While Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s personality, far-right message, and identity as a disrupter have naturally encouraged comparisons between him and President Trump and could lead to improved U.S.-Brazil relations, Bolsonaro faces a different set of challenges than Trump, experts told Pacific Council members in a teleconference.
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.