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September Blog Roundup: The Top 5

As September comes to a close, check out the top posts of the month at the CPD Blog.

5) Panda-plomacy: How Americans are Paying a Fortune for China’s Public Diplomacy by David S. Jackson. On pandas and their role in China-United States public diplomacy.

4) The BBC: at a Credibility Crossroads by Gary Rawnsley. Why the BBC should be careful about its new Russian satellite TV service.

3)  Sustainable Development Goals: the PD Opportunity of a Generation by James Pamment. On the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and the implications for public diplomacy.

2) Our Crisis: Refugees and Displaced Persons by Natasha Rastegari. An interview with a family seeking refuge in Iraq.

1)  Rethinking Human Rights Diplomacy in the Kingdom by Najah Al-Osaimi. A discussion of how the west should not interfere with human rights in Saudi Arabia.

From top to bottom: Photo by Kenny Louie/CC by-SA 2.0, Photo by Marc Blickle / CC BY-SA 2.0, Photo by Ross / CC BY-SA 2.0, Photo by Sigfrid Lundberg / CC BY-SA 2.0Photos reprinted courtesy of Natasha Rastegari, Photo by Amnesty Finland / CC BY-SA 2.0.

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