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New insight into how the "Trump Slump" limits visitors to the United States.

Amb. Tom Fletcher looks at how soft power resources can contribute to a nation's brand.

A look at the "Reimagining U.S. Mexico Relations" project from the U.S.-Mexico Network @ USC. 

September 26, 2017

Known as Selfie Diplomacy, the use of social media to manage national images is now routinely practiced by foreign ministries around the world. [...] Through an array of social media profiles, the Polish foreign ministry is attempting to narrate Poland's role in Nazi atrocities during World War II. 

September 26, 2017

Ilan Manor explores Poland's attempt to distance itself from the Nazi atrocities committed during World War II.

Just as many fans have been grudgingly coming to terms with football’s new reality, Qatar Sports Investments shelled out the £198m to transfer Neymar from Barcelona. This hardly came as a surprise. Neymar is a phenomenal talent. But it is important to understand what lies behind this: governments from across Asia have been targeting football for some time as a means of building their global soft power and boosting their images.

August 16, 2017

Mark Dillen asks how the Charlottesville protests "will affect the way the world sees us — and the way we see ourselves."

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