The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
Pacific Council member Andrew Boyle reports on his observations of the military commission hearings of the 9/11 attackers in Guantánamo Bay on the 18th anniversary of the attacks.
President Trump has named long-time Pacific Council member and Ambassador Robert C. O’Brien as his fourth National Security Advisor.
The United States has been through crises of confidence before, and it is now time to regain our confidence that the American way is alive and well on the world stage, write Condoleezza Rice and Philip Zelikow.
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, Mexican Undersecretary for North American Affairs Jesús Seade, COMEXI, and the Pacific Council recently hosted the inaugural meeting of the Mexico-Los Angeles Commission (MEXLA), representing a rare level of collaboration between a foreign national government and a U.S. city government that will focus on deepening the cultural, economic, and people-to-people ties between the two regions.
Against the backdrop of an increasingly tense relationship between Mexico and the United States at the national level, the Pacific Council has pursued a special initiative to promote education and diplomacy between the neighboring countries at the subnational level.
In the regions which occupy either side of the border between Mexico and the United States, the physical and political issues surrounding water form a strikingly clear lens through which to view the relationship between the two countries, writes Seth Freeman.
Pacific Council member Lorraine Schneider discusses her work, how emergency management has grown as a field over the past two decades, and which global issues impact preparedness around the world.
The Pacific Council has partnered with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office on a new program called the Mayor’s Young Ambassador Initiative to empower the next generation of global citizens.
Former Mexican Consul General in LA Carlos García de Alba recently sat down with the Pacific Council's Spring 2019 Communications Project Fellow Gemma Stewart for an interview in USC’s Public Diplomacy Magazine to discuss Mexico’s deep connection with Los Angeles and monumental moments throughout his career.
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.