Rebuilding the U.S. Global Image
|U.S. Image Drops to Record Lows in Many Countries
By: Richard Wike
The Director of Global Attitudes at Pew Research Center, Richard Wike, draws on polling data to describe how America’s global image has suffered in recent years amid widespread opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump and the country's handling of COVID-19.
|The George Floyd Movement Inspired The World
By: Naima Green-Riley
Harvard University Ph.D. Candidate and CPD 2019 Dissertation Grant Recipient, Naima Green-Riley, argues that “if America is to find its way back to a position of leadership, it will need to embrace the call for justice that resonated with so many around the world following the death of George Floyd and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement."
|Will US Elections be a Missed Chance for Public Diplomacy?
By: Neil Simon
|Rebuilding the American Brand
By: Mieczysław (Mietek) Boduszyński & Sarah Alaoui
British Journalist Gary Younge examines the relationship between Black Americans and Europeans, while taking a critical look at Europe’s perceptions and biases of its own racial inequality.
|International Trust & PD Fundamentals, Home and Abroad
By: Elizabeth McKay
Elizabeth McKay, CPD’s 2018–20 Public Diplomat in Residence, invites policymakers to embrace how historical lessons can guide U.S. policymakers now to address the issues that negatively impact the global image of the U.S.
|A Revived Diplomacy: Collective Engagement as the Way Forward
By: Earle & Barbara Scarlett
Former U.S. diplomats Earle and Barbara Scarlett make policy recommendations for the U.S.' role on the global stage, arguing for collective engagement with the rest of the world as a means to improve US credibility and legitimacy on the world stage.
|Restoring U.S. Public Diplomacy
By: William A. Rugh & Zachary Shapiro
Ambassador (ret.) William A. Rugh and Zachary Shapiro of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy suggest three key reforms for U.S. public diplomacy in the event of Joe Biden winning the 2020 election.
|Addressing Systematic Inequalities is Crucial for National Security
By: Sohaela Amiri
CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri examines the relationship between public diplomacy and national identity, values and image.
|Why Inclusion Matters in Public Diplomacy
By: Julia Wilson
CEO & founder of DC-based consultancy Wilson Global Communications Julia Wilson writes about building a pipeline of future foreign diplomats based on diversity and inclusion.
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