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Philip Seib reflects on the U.S secretary of state's relatively short tenure, surveys the damage from his departure and offers some advice to his successor.

Mel Levine, Rockwell Schnabel and Jay Wang champion the importance of American public diplomacy today.

The committee, devised in 1982 under the Ronald Reagan administration, was initially created to advise the White House on cultural issues. However, that mission has become extraordinarily difficult under the Trump administration, Penn tells Vanity Fair.

Anyone who has ever patched up a relationship with a bouquet knows the power of flowers. Without having to say "sorry," hurt feeling seem to float away like petals in a breeze. [...] In her handsome, 144-page hardcover book, Dowling explains how diplomatic messages can be conveyed through botanical metaphors.

A new USC Annenberg study shows that the most visible figures in American and global media are doing a disservice to their field.

President Obama taps Markos Kounalakis to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

His comments not only call into question the honesty of policy statements from the White House, but they also display a fundamental disregard for the news media’s role in informing the public about what its government is doing. Performing that role requires that the relationship between press and government...

So, our panda-hugging, Vogue-mugging, 60 Minutes-loving Prime Minister is heading to the White House State dinner, riding on polls so high he can see over top of Donald Trump’s ego. But the opposition keep asking, how much substance will come from all the style?

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