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Pakistani Students Find Comfort, Understanding

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Fatima and Khan are exchange students at Maryville College. They came to East Tennessee through the U.S. Department of State's Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Euroasia & Central Asia, a highly competitive scholarship program designed to provide cross-cultural education and understanding.

The Global Search for Education: What's the News from Pakistan?

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Pakistan is not only looking up, with more students completing education programs, but is also showing its own leadership, and thus growing independently from external aid. Sir Michael shared what he learned from this process and some of the facts about how he accomplished this feat in the dialogue that follows.

 

UK Education’s Soft Power Will Weaken if Student Visas Remain So Hard to Get

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Welcoming international students used to be one of the key ways that Britain developed long-term, soft power relationships to aid trade and wield political influence. (...) A 2011 report by the Home Affairs Select Committee was highly critical of the government’s approach to welcoming international students and expressed concerns that more regulation of visas could have serious unintended consequences.

Tokyo's Soft Power Problem

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The more Japan’s global relevance in economic, political and military terms seems to decline, the more it cares about projecting soft power. 

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