Asia Pacific

Nafay Choudhury looks at the soft power behind the Nobel Peace Prize and its importance in the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

How has the coverage of natural disasters changed in the social media age?

From South Korea’s crisis with its northern neighbor to the tumultuous early interactions with the Trump administration—both amid the policies and state interests of the Republic of Korea, the United States, Japan and China—now is the time for Korea to share how its new commitments to public diplomacy are expanding the impact of its soft power.

Shaun Riordan asks, "As U.S. hegemony declines and a more genuinely multipolar world system emerges, will alternative approaches to diplomacy and global governance also emerge?"

TODAY: What happens in L.A. happens in the world. Hear from local thought leaders about critical global matters.

Sir Martin Davidson analyzes why China's soft power ranking does not match the amount it spends.

Jeffrey Robertson discusses the importance of embassy websites in addition to social media.

Meeting between Moon Jae-in and Vladimir Putin

Olga Krasnyak on how understanding different diplomatic styles is essential to creating a solid relationship. 

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