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Communications strategist with the National News Bureau of Thailand and MPD Alum Silada Rojratanakiat discusses Thailand's efforts to bolster its image by leveraging its handling of COVID-19, and she advocates for Thailand joining the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Ilan Manor discusses key events that have guided the trajectory of digital technology use in diplomacy.

A comprehensive picture of U.S.-Georgia relations can only be provided if the public diplomacy component is not downplayed. Georgians listen to Louis Armstrong, read Ernest Hemingway and watch George Lukas movies. They like being taught by Peace Corps volunteers at schools to excel in American English skills. They praise the U.S' support to Georgia, which ranges from rebuilding education institutions and infrastructure to economic, trade, or defense cooperation. But is U.S.

TV and Media

Dan Robinson examines the future of the U.S. Agency for Global Media under the next presidential administration. 

Valerie Samoilova analyzes the successes of Ukraine's public diplomacy efforts.   

Arunima Gupta discuss the state and sources of India's soft power.

The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) used the pandemic as an opportunity to ascertain how foreign ministries, diplomats and the craft of diplomacy coped with new realities.

America’s global image has suffered in recent years amid widespread opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump.

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