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Race to the White House: PD, Politics & Election 2016
CPD has curated a special collection of blogs, essays and videos exploring the global impact and interest in the U.S. Presidential election. Topics covered in this roundup include the changing nature of political speech, how Russia and Mexico perceive the United States, the public diplomacy implications of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and whether or not America could finally elect a woman as president. To cast your vote for your favorite read—or suggest new topics that we might explore—tweet or leave us a comment below.
- The Diplomatic Implications of the DNC Hack: The strange saga of Trump, Clinton, WikiLeaks and Russia...
- The Real Hillary Takes Over: Mark Dillen on the Democratic National Convention
- The Triumph of Fear: An RNC post-mortem from Mark Dillen
- How Donald Trump Is Making Us Insecure: Tara D. Sonenshine on Trump's foreign policy
- In Choosing Female Leaders, U.S. Trails Behind Many Nations: Markos Kounalakis on whether America could elect a woman as president
- Playing a Trump Card in Global Politics: What the world makes of the Donald
- Talk D.C. to Me: Presidential Code-Switching: America is changing — and presidential speech is changing to match
- Trumpism: From Arab Spring to Western Winter: Trump is nothing new if you've been following European politics
- U.S. Must Improve Image in Russia for Sake of Global Health: On the Yellow Fever outbreak and the need for a U.S.-Russia partnership
- The U.S. Presidential Election and Mexico's Image of America: A candid conversation on U.S.-Mexico relations, bilateral trade ties and the impact of campaign rhetoric on cross-border perceptions.
- U.S. Public Diplomacy in an Election Year: A conversation with the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy on the global impact of the U.S. presidential election, America's values and U.S. public diplomacy efforts in times of political contention.
From the Archives:
- The U.S. Presidential Campaign as Public Diplomacy: Phillip Seib assesses election 2012.
- BBC Plans to Report U.S. Election to the World Outlined at USC Forum: Adam Clayton Powell III on global interest in the 2012 election
- Casting the Ballot; Moving the Needle: Public Diplomacy and U.S. Presidential Elections: Nicholas Cull places election 2008 in historical context.
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