Paul and Cathy Becker

January 16, 2020

Algeria might be on the precipice of an Egypt-like scenario, with the increasing willingness to use repression signaling a possible military coup to solidify control, write Mieczysław Boduszynski and Jessica Mecellem.

January 10, 2020

If we, the people of Los Angeles and Tehran, realize that we have much more in common with each other than we do with our respective national governments, then we can come together and promote global engagement, people-to-people exchanges, and diplomacy, writes Sohaela Amiri.

January 9, 2020

In the wake of a U.S. operation that targeted and killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iran’s response by firing missiles at an Iraqi military base that housed U.S. troops, Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green provided his insights on the situation in a teleconference with Council members.

January 3, 2020

With major developments in the U.S.-China cold war, Hong Kong, Brexit, Syria, and impeachment in the United States, plus hotspots across Latin America and the Middle East, it looks like the world will continue to heat up in 2020, writes DJ Peterson. Here are the international issues to watch this year.

December 13, 2019

The United States needs to have the courage, as a nation, to soberly assess the situation in Afghanistan and accept its strategic limitations, even if this means the inevitable resurgence of the Taliban and the beginning of a new civil war after it departs, writes Alex Alben.

November 20, 2019

Press freedom observers say the risks reporters face around the world are increasing and evolving, writes Abhinanda Bhattacharyya.

November 18, 2019

An Emerging Leaders delegation recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to discuss Middle East policy with government officials, experts, and civil society leaders. Read highlights from the discussions by Pacific Council member Jordan Reimer.

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