Tactics such as the June 14 attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman might allow Tehran to ultimately achieve some “soft compromises” in talks with the Trump administration, including the de-escalation of regional tensions and the easing of some restrictions to allow modest trade between Iran and the rest of the world, writes Banafsheh Keynoush
During the Vietnam War, Asian Americans were identified as both adversary and citizen, leading to an examination during the war from an Asian American perspective which in turn strengthened the formation of a distinct political identity, writes Karen Ishizuka ahead of the Global LA Summit.
Less than a month after a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand's deadliest mass shooting, the type of weapons used by the gunman are now banned under dramatic new legislation that has effectively rebuilt New Zealand’s gun laws overnight, reports Pacific Council member Ani Ucar and Andrew Potter for Vice News.
Economic empowerment for women typically leads to political and social empowerment as well, CARE USA President and CEO Michelle Nunn told Pacific Council members in a discussion on International Women’s Day.
The United States must practice less talk and more action in the Indo-Pacific, argues Pacific Council member Atman Trivedi.
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