The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Of the nearly 200 articles we published in our online Newsroom in 2019, here are the 15 people read the most. Reread your favorite pieces or read them for the first time.
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.
Telecommunications advances are now making it possible for governments and utilities to make better resource management decisions when it comes to water and energy, writes Brian Chase.
Experts discussed the escalating conflict in Syria in a recent teleconference.
Press freedom observers say the risks reporters face around the world are increasing and evolving, writes Abhinanda Bhattacharyya.
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.