December 12, 2019
Kazakhstan on China’s Diplomatic Silk Road
By Catherine Putz
A new report highlights Kazakhstan as receiving the greatest volume and diversity of Beijing’s public diplomacy activities in South and Central Asia.
August 28, 2017
Is Public Diplomacy the Key to Unlocking China-South Korea Relations?
By Jin Kai
It may not be so simple.
March 14, 2017
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
By Ankit Panda
Don't hold your breath for the language of the 'pivot' or 'rebalance' to make a return anytime soon.
October 27, 2015
Public Diplomacy: A Way Forward for South Asia
By Shah Meer
An initiative by the Swedish Institute is having a profound impact on its participants.
February 11, 2015
How the Pentagon Manipulates People Overseas
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A new report outlines the U.S. Department of Defense's military public diplomacy efforts.
October 22, 2014
How Seapower Can Win Hearts and Minds
By James R. Holmes
Like American politicians, the U.S. Navy needs to woo the American electorate to retain public support.
June 03, 2014
Asking the Right Questions About U.S. International Broadcasting
By Matthew Wallin & Jed Willard
Before reforming U.S. international broadcasting, Congress must decide what its objectives are first.
April 09, 2014
Japan: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing
By Robert Dujarric
The Japanese government seems not to understand how its country is perceived overseas.
March 14, 2014
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
By Joshua W. Walker and Daniel Gaynor
Citizen exchanges are an easy and cost-effective means for countries hoping to build influence overseas.
December 20, 2012
Air Force's "Soft Power": Still Fiction
Robert Farley explains that the U.S. Air Force is still unsuited to achieving soft power ends.