The CPD Blog is intended to stimulate dialog among scholars and practitioners from around the world in the public diplomacy sphere. The opinions represented here are the authors' own and do not necessarily reflect CPD's views.
Markos Kounalakis on the conflation of entertainment and real life politics.
"Institutions like USC and its CPD can increasingly provide the three C’s of public diplomacy: Crossroads, conversations, and culture," says Rob Asghar.
Ilan Manor on the historical relationship between diplomacy and technology, and how it can help a world in crisis.
A security checklist for business travellers from Cari Guittard.
Markos Kounalakis argues that Cuba played an important and overlooked role in the 2016 presidential election.
Mark Dillen on the crisis in America's place in the world.
"Is American soft power destined to henceforth be a malign, destabilizing force in the world?" asks Neal Rosendorf.
The Voice of America was never intended to do investigative reporting, nor should it.