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, 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.
This week, Germany enacts tough laws designed to combat fake news on social media; Peru’s president pardons a controversial former president; North Korea agrees to high-level diplomatic talks with South Korea; and more.
This week, Sebastián Piñera wins Chile’s presidential election in what marks the most recent shift to the right in Latin America; the United States accuses North Korea of being behind the WannaCry cyberattack; Saudi Arabia intercepts another Houthi missile; and more.
A Pacific Council delegation recently traveled to Brussels and The Hague for high-level meetings with officials from NATO, the EU, the IMF, the German Marshall Fund, the ICC, and more. Read about highlights from the trip.
It is critical to maintain communication and collaboration at all levels of the U.S. and Russian societies, particularly during this period of high tension between the two countries, writes Sharyl Cross.
Putin still seeks partnership with the United States, but only on the basis perceived as equal terms and consistent with advancing Russia’s interests, writes Sharyl Cross.
The U.S.-Russian relationship stands at the lowest point in nearly three decades, but the interests of the two countries intersect on several issues with some potential for cooperation, writes Sharyl Cross ahead of Members Weekend.
The results of Germany’s recent federal election will have a broad impact on the Eurozone, the NATO alliance, U.S.-German transatlantic relations, and the future of the European project, Heather Conley and Constanze Stelzenmüller told Pacific Council members in the fifth and final installment of the Summer Teleconference Series.