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Education Exchanges and Aid Programs Shift Gears

Cross-cultural educational exchanges and foreign aid programs took center stage in news headlines around the world this week. From the closure of one of China’s Confucius Institutes and suspension of the U.S.-Russia program FLEX, to the future of USAID in South America, these soft power programs are playing a game of musical chairs that mirrors hard power strategies.

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