The term “soft power” has gained global prominence over the last two decades. A whole series of recent global events seem to show how it is hard, not soft, power that states are turning to to pursue their national interests...KEEP READING
Security Concerns in Public Diplomacy
Security concerns between states can hinder effective public diplomacy. This week states dealt with diverse security threats stemming from both traditional actors and non-state actors.
- In Shadow of Boko Haram, Cameroon Combats Extremism at Home - U-T San Diego
- The Long Read: Why Russia Should See Off China in Central Asia’s New Great Game - The National
- Soft Power Also Needed in Expanded ISIS Fight - London Free Press
- 5 Things You Need to Know About the Iran Talks - CNN
- Will Democrats Back Obama's UN Push for Two States in Israel-Palestine? - Huffington Post
- In the Mideast, Borders Have Always Been Drawn in Blood - Los Angeles Times
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