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How does Donald Trump's Twitter feed impact America's standing in the world? 

Al Jazeera Logo

Philip Seib looks at the history of Al Jazeera and why it is a point of contention for some Middle Eastern countries.

World AIDS Day Mural

PEPFAR is key to U.S. medical diplomacy and should be protected, writes Philip Seib. 

Could the missile strikes on Syria enhance U.S. soft power? Philip Seib considers the possibility at the CPD Blog.

New York Rally Against Trump, by Mathias Swasik

A new president-elect means a new reality for public diplomacy.

Philip Seib on writing his next book, Confronting Terrorism

Ben Rhodes stands next to President Barack Obama

On Obama's strategic communications adviser, Ben Rhodes.

Young girls reading

Philip Seib breaks down the U.S. State Department's latest report.

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