Nafay Choudhury looks at the soft power behind the Nobel Peace Prize and its importance in the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
The Rohingya may be at the brink of facing genocide. Despite widespread international outcry, the pro-democracy Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has remained deafeningly silent while the military continues its onslaught of the Rohingya. Worse yet, her title of Nobel Laureate serves to legitimize her continued (in)actions, while Rakhine State goes up in flames.
Olga Krasnyak looks at how the actions of diplomats can impact national image.
Ilan Manor explores the relationship between a country's national image and the image of its leader.
Has Putin's use of hard power created a soft power appeal?