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.
From nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula to the evolving "climate change conflicts," there are several major hotspots around the world where conflict has the potential to break out, International Crisis Group President and CEO Dr. Robert Malley told Pacific Council members.
This week, China removes presidential term limits; Syrian humanitarian truce doesn’t stop civilian casualties; U.S. intelligence officials announce that seven U.S. states had their election systems hacked by Russia in 2016; and more.
This week, the EU issues new sanctions on Myanmar generals; Russian mercenaries are dying in Syria; Pakistan remains off the list of terror financiers for now; and more.
This week, Jacob Zuma resigns as president of South Africa; the civil war in Syria escalates; the U.S. intelligence community braces for Russian hacking in the 2018 midterms; and more.
This week, a North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea for the Olympics; Mexican journalists flee for their lives; the war in Syria intensifies; and more.
Peter Laugharn, a Pacific Council Director and CEO of the Hilton Foundation, and Marie Kagaju Laugharn, a Pacific Council member and a board member of the Ihangane Project, attended the World Economic Forum and discussed their experiences and takeaways from the annual event.
This week, Puerto Rico is still in need of FEMA assistance; the United Kingdom and China are looking to make a post-Brexit trade deal; Cape Town imposes firmer restrictions on water use; and more.
This week, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, kicks off; 11 countries reach an agreement on a new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal; Tokyo conducts its first missile attack drill since the end of World War II; and more
This week, an extreme drought causes Cape Town to drastically cut down on its water use; North and South Korea agree to march under a common flag in next month’s Winter Olympics; Saudi Arabia injects $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank; and more.
This week, 13 drones attack two Russian military bases in western Syria; Zambia plans to vaccinate 1 million of its citizens to protect against cholera amid a new outbreak; ELN rebels resume attacks in Colombia after a ceasefire ends; and more.