In 2020, as the Pacific Council celebrates its 25th anniversary, we want to increase our impact and ensure that the next generation of global leaders understands the importance of international engagement, writes Jerrold D. Green.
This week, Brazil’s election season is mired in controversy; the leaders of North and South Korea hold another summit; a second Brexit referendum is a possibility; and more.
This week, the United States cuts aid to Pakistan by $300 billion; Leaders meet to discuss Syria; Pentagon reconsiders Africa strategy; and more.
This week, North and South Korea push for increased cooperation; NAFTA negotiators near a new deal; a UN report says both sides of the conflict in Yemen are responsible for human rights abuses; and more.
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.