The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
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.
Cybersecurity, the digital revolution, and the evolving roles of Silicon Valley and the U.S. government in national security and technology were all major and recurring themes at PolicyWest, Justin Chapman wrote in USC’s Public Diplomacy Magazine.
The United States and other Arctic states should continue to enhance their cooperative relationship with Russia in the Arctic while at the same time using the full range of policy to continue to condemn Russia’s illegal actions in other parts of the world, writes Jeremy McKenzie.
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.
Rather than purchasing Greenland, the best way for the United States to provide for both security and sustainable development in the Arctic is through partnerships and cooperation, writes Jeremy McKenzie.
Press freedom observers say the risks reporters face around the world are increasing and evolving, writes Abhinanda Bhattacharyya.
Reporting from the Lviv Security Forum in Ukraine, Pacific Council member Philip Seib writes that Ukrainians are angry that the West—particularly the United States—lacks the political will to support Ukraine in its time of need and underestimates the dangers in Russia’s regional strategy.
Talks to enlarge the European Union by admitting additional countries broke down at the recent summit of the European Council, writes Jackson Stephens.
Orla Keane, consul general at Ireland’s brand new consulate in Los Angeles, discusses her new role, Ireland’s plans for the LA consulate, Ireland’s global goals, Ireland Week, Brexit, and more with the Pacific Council.