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L.A. Deputy Mayor for International Affairs Nina Hachigian & Brookings Institution Sr. Fellow Anthony Pipa share the latest thinking on cities' growing role in multilateral negotiation.
CPD Faculty Fellow and ACPD Executive Director Vivian S. Walker discusses public diplomacy takeaways from Malcolm Gladwell's recent book.
Adjunct Fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute Bradley McConachie describes an expanded role of journalists in the era of COVID-19 and its effects.
CPD Faculty Fellow Jan Melissen offers three recommendations to diplomats needing to reach citizens during a crisis.
Phillip Arceneaux & Lindsey M. Bier apply the business concept of "underdog expectations" to Vietnam's growing soft power during COVID-19.
Cultural Vistas' Courtney Nelson advocates for this effective form of PD.
Olga Krasnyak provides historical context for Russia's recent delivery of medical supplies to the U.S.
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