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Katharina Höne challenges Shaun Riordan's recent blog about the threat of "new diplomacies".
"How can U.S. public diplomacy...maintain any credibility given what appears to be an openly Islamophobic administration?" asks Mieczysław P. Boduszyński.
Cari Guittard's advice for how both state and non-state actors can connect with the public under the current president.
Madhurjya Kotoky discusses the importance of India's new endeavor into space diplomacy.
Shaun Riordan on how creating more subsets of diplomacy can lead to confusion about what diplomacy actually is.
Former U.S. Ambassador Curtis S. Chin on the proposed funding cuts to cross-cultural programs.
Mark Dillen on Ukraine's method of providing public information about the war.
Laurence Desroches discusses a new digital storytelling campaign designed to bring attention to Syrian refugees.