As part of the Pacific Council’s GTMO Observer Program, Philip Recht traveled to Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to attend the pre-trial proceedings involving the U.S. prosecution against Abd Al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad Al-Nashiri, the alleged orchestrator of the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000. Read his Observer Dispatch.
At a recent discussion co-hosted by the Pacific Council, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, and OutRight Action International, experts highlighted best practices for companies with a global presence that seek to support LGBTIQ communities everywhere they do work, writes Thomas Zimmerman.
Experts discussed the challenges facing the United States on the international stage this year in a recent teleconference.
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.
Paige Smith spent a week living with a rural Maasai tribe in Kenya to more fully understand their way of life and how it is connected to their practice of female circumcision.
Kathi Lynn Austin recently spoke to the Pacific Council about her work to uncover and bring to justice the transnational criminal organizations that orchestrate international arms deals and illegal wildlife poaching in sub-Saharan Africa.
Press freedom observers say the risks reporters face around the world are increasing and evolving, writes Abhinanda Bhattacharyya.
African governments can and should use public-private partnerships to reduce the financial gap between Africa’s economic development and investments, writes Aurelie Ngo Mambongo.
The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement constitutes an excellent strategy to develop Africa’s economy through its manufacturing sector, writes Aurelie Ngo Mambongo.