The dynamics of the Iran-U.S. relationship after the Islamic Revolution shifted in 1997, when the reformist Khatami became the president of Iran. The overlap of the Khatami and Clinton administrations, however short, opened...KEEP READING
Deciphering the Language of Diplomacy
From punk rock musicians to state-sponsored emojis, headlines this week in PD News examined the role of popular culture in communication. A North Korean artist who once painted propaganda posters for the country’s ruling dynasty now paints caricatures of those same leaders “using the same visual language but…inverting its message….[to unhinge] the propaganda message.” Meanwhile, Mexico is seeking to challenge negative stereotypes abroad by emphasizing the country’s creative talent and culture through fashion, while Iran wants to open global access to Persian literature by translating these works into other languages.
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