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Moira Whelan's piece for the Soft Power 30 report looked at how President Trump's rhetoric hurt America.
In his piece for the Soft Power 30 report, Joel Day looks at how the City of San Diego is working to create a global brand.
Erin Helland discusses how people-to-people exchanges are merging with the world of digital diplomacy.
How the rise of self-contained social media networks is changing the path to public influence.
The UK ranked 2nd in this year's Soft Power 30, but Brexit may change that in coming years.
How can a three pillar non-military approach increase Japan's influence worldwide?
Laura Kyrke Smith shares how NGOs use digital communication to advance their cause.
Amb. Tom Fletcher looks at how soft power resources can contribute to a nation's brand.
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