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Recent Progams

During Members Weekend 2014, working group participants assessed an array of pressing issues, from the current U.S. strategy against ISIL and the threat of armed non-state actors, to the efficacy of sanctions against Iran and Russia. Review the outcome of each discussion.

In the Spotlight

 Merill Newman

"The Last POW"

Written by Mike Chinoy, "The Last POW" is the fascinating account of Merrill Newman, an 85-year old tourist and grandfather from Palo Alto, California, who was arrested at Pyongyang airport at the end of a tourist trip in late 2013 and detained for nearly two months. The whole story is now available as a Kindle Single.

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Annual Giving 2014

Why donate to the Pacific Council? In this short video, we asked a few Council members why they value and give to the West Coast’s premier international affairs organization. Your support enables us to recruit, connect, and engage the members of our vibrant international community – Give today.

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