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Propaganda historian, Nicholas J. Cull, on why the U.S. president's language matters and how a threshold has recently been crossed.

How an outfielder for the Seattle Mariners became a baseball ambassador.

Shaun Riordan on social media algorithms and information warfare.

How to raise the bar for Canada’s foreign service? Daryl Copeland offers advice to ensure a more capable group of representatives abroad and an improved foreign ministry at home.

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Olga Krasnyak discusses the relationship-strengthening possibilities of science exchange between Russia and other nations.

Senior Foreign Service Officer Conrad Turner comments on the stereotypes—and the misconceptions—about the diplomatic corps.

Kendal Gee explores the two countries' coverage of climate change and the possible effect on public opinion

Anna Velikaya discusses how Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan can present a new face to the world.

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