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A new report from the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy examines how digital technology has changed the face of PD.

Contrary to public perceptions, foreign aid represents a tiny fraction of the $4 trillion federal budget. According to the Congressional Research Service, in the past three decades, foreign aid has never accounted for more than 1.4 cents of every dollar spent by Washington. [...] "When you deploy hard power, you actually need more diplomats," says Charles Ries, a vice president at the RAND Corporation who served in diplomatic posts in Iraq and Greece.

Rex Tillerson Confirmation Hearing

Can Rex Tillerson help salvage the U.S.' image abroad under the Trump administration?

City Hall, by Tom Hilton

A new website merges community-building and professional advice.

This research project will analyze how U.S. public diplomacy has changed in the wake of the Benghazi attacks and will offer recommendations on how best to carry out core PD outreach and programs. 

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