In a new policy brief for the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, Abraham F. Lowenthal and David Smilde argue that conflicts that appeared to be irreconcilable have sometimes been resolved in other countries that were once controlled by authoritarian regimes, and these experiences are relevant to Venezuela’s plight.
Current tensions within NATO need to be overcome in order to deal with the looming threat of climate insecurity, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.
Berlin is poised to play a pivotal role in shaping civil society in Germany, Europe, and the world at large, writes Kimberly Marteau Emerson.
Watch Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green's remarks at our 2019 Global LA Summit and a video featuring USC Viterbi students who traveled to a refugee camp in Greece and invented products to solve the challenges they witnessed on the ground.
U.S. influence and credibility on the world stage has been diminished under the Trump administration, Ben Rhodes told students and Pacific Council members at a recent discussion at Pomona College.
Ambassador Schnabel was recognized at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on May 1.
Options are dwindling and time is running out for the United Kingdom to negotiate a deal to leave the European Union, experts told Pacific Council members in a teleconference on Brexit.
Just as the U.S. digital copyright law inspired Europe to adopt safe harbors for online companies in the earliest days of the internet, Europe’s new copyright law may inspire Washington to rethink how and how much creative professionals are paid—including by social media titans—in a vastly different and richer digital economy, writes Justin Hughes in the Los Angeles Times.
While the United States and the European Union have disagreements about trade policy and business practices, they remain committed to partnership when it comes to security, U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland told Pacific Council members.
In order for the United States to succeed on the international stage in 2019, it needs to rekindle its relationships with longtime allies, respect international institutions, and be more active in holding repressive regimes accountable, experts told Pacific Council members in a recent teleconference.
Although the United States is no longer a major player in Central Asia, Russia’s era of dominance in the region is also declining as China’s influence is on the rise, experts told Pacific Council members in a recent teleconference.