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Is Hard Power Discourse Going Soft?
This week's PD discourse focused heavily on soft power. The visit to CPD from the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Richard Stengel, brought a personal face to the extensive discussion of soft power vs. hard power seen in the news as of late. The prevalence of PD News stories on China and India this week attests to Asia's increased focus on soft power in its diplomatic efforts. The question remains: is hard power softening?
- 'Moral Art,' Mao Zedong, and the CCP's Quest for Soft Power - The Diplomat
- Pope Francis’ ‘Soft Power’ Diplomacy Aims to Bring Islam Into the Modern World - TIME
- China Military-Linked Firm Eyes Quick Approval of Drug to Cure Ebola - Reuters
- The Soft Power War - The Asian Age
- Time to Restore the Rich Cultural Ties Between the U.S. and Cuba - The New York Times
- India’s Impressive Space Program - The Diplomat
- Can China Become the Next Superpower? - CPD Blog
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