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, French President Emmanuel Macron visits the United States; North and South Korean leaders meet and agree to end hostilities; the Iran nuclear deal hangs on by a thread; and more.
Despite what critics have said about Brexit, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Trade Dr. Liam Fox argued that better trade deals await the UK after they leave the European Union next year in a discussion with Pacific Council members at the Global Los Angeles Summit.
This week, Cuba gets its first non-Castro president since the revolution began; chemical attacks in Syria spark airstrikes and inspections; Brexit talks begin; and more.
This week, the United States weighs how to respond to another alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria; tensions increase between Taiwan and China; the Catalonian secession crisis continues; and more.
This week, the trade war between the United States and China escalates; President Trump orders National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border; Cape Town’s Day Zero gets pushed back to 2019; and more.
This week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits Beijing; Western nations and Russia escalate feud by expelling diplomats; the Maldives get caught between China and India; and more.
This week, Syrian rebels evacuate Ghouta; the Trump administration imposes more tariffs; Finland hosts talks between the United States, South Korea, and North Korea; and more.
Pacific Council Communications Officer Justin Chapman recently traveled to Iceland to discuss the country's place branding efforts with government officials.
This week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is out; The Philippines pull out of the International Criminal Court; Britain expels Russian diplomats; and more.
This week, President Trump introduces tariffs on aluminum and steel; Italy elects an entirely new government; the crisis in Syria continues; and more.