Future dependency on Israeli natural gas could change the political equation for many European countries that are currently critical of Israeli policies toward Palestinians, write Mieczysław Boduszyński and Jamie Levin.
This week, Russia announces largest war games since the Cold War; NAFTA talks reportedly near completion; Korean families reunite; and more.
This week, the Taliban kills dozens in Afghanistan; Turkey turns to Russia amidst a currency crisis; Ebola outbreak in Congo worries officials; and more.
Democracies are increasingly more vulnerable to the "sharp power" tactics of authoritarian regimes but should not adopt these same tactics in response, Joseph Nye and Shanthi Kalathil told Pacific Council members in the fourth installment of the 2018 Summer Teleconference Series, on the rise of authoritarianism.
This week, Venezuela makes arrests in Maduro assassination attempt; Germany and Spain come to an agreement on refugees; Ethiopia shuts down internet access; and more.
This week, officials express optimism about NAFTA negotiations; Iran rejects Trump’s meeting offer; North Korea returns the remains of U.S. service members; and more.
In the face of the challenge posed by the "sharp power" of authoritarian governments, democratic governments and societies should avoid any temptation to imitate the methods of their adversaries or overreact in ways that undercut the advantage of their “soft power,” writes Joseph Nye ahead of our teleconference on August 9.
This week, a former cricket star claims victory in Pakistan’s presidential election; Britain considers the consequences of a “no deal” Brexit; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leads a trade mission to East Asia; and more.
Despite widespread outrage over President Trump’s performance at his summit with President Putin in Helsinki, Trump’s gambit is so far winning with his political base, writes DJ Peterson.
This week, Presidents Trump and Putin hold a controversial summit in Helsinki; ISIL may be attempting resurgence in Iraq and Afghanistan; Japan and the EU sign a trade deal; and more.
While international attention focused on Trump’s disruptive behavior at the NATO Alliance Summit, Trudeau used NATO to try and bring stability to Iraq, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.