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Despite general consensus in Washington suggesting anti-Western sentiment in Libya, public opinion surveys have shown otherwise.

A look at some of the tactics the United States can use to respond to disinformation in the 21st century.

Anti-Islamophobia Rally

"How can U.S. public diplomacy...maintain any credibility given what appears to be an openly Islamophobic administration?" asks Mieczysław P. Boduszyński.

Marines Share American Tradition With Iraqi Highway Patrol, by DVIDSHUB

Despite current low levels of trust toward the U.S. from the Iraqi populace, not all hope is lost.

Iraq School, by Angie Johnston

Despite working closely with Iraq against the Islamic State, the U.S. is still regarded with suspicion.

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

With scarce PD resources, can the U.S. afford to invest in Central Europe? It can't afford not to, argue Caitlin Bergin and Mieczyslaw Boduszynski.

A new initiative shows promise in promoting U.S. higher education through traditional PD channels.

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