posted by Madeline Bersch on March 11, 2014 at 11:43 am
The QDR provides a few quick references to diplomacy, namely the need for the United States’ foreign policy strategy to involve diplomacy and military action that support and sustain one another. This includes a notable reference to concerns about Iran’s nuclear program.
posted by Kameron Simmons on February 12, 2014 at 4:57 pm
The Middle East and North Africa are experiencing one of the most detrimental jobs crisis in recent history. Throughout the region youth unemployment runs rampant, economic stagnation remains constant, and political unrest racks the population. The poor economic conditions continue to pose a threat to regional security and global stability. The Arab Stabilization Plan offers a possible solution.
posted by Matthew Wallin on February 12, 2014 at 9:18 am
Outlining the three roles of an ambassador, including public diplomacy, Beyer presented on a myriad of topics relevant to U.S. relations with Switzerland.
posted by Madeline Bersch on February 4, 2014 at 9:44 am
It’s certainly possible for diplomacy to occur over the course of the Games; however, I’m skeptical that a setting in which nationalism rules would present a fair opportunity to create meaningful and lasting—as well measurable—public diplomacy outcomes, especially in an official government capacity. While bringing athletes together can have positive effects, the environment surrounding the Olympics does not lay sturdy groundwork for public diplomacy to flourish.
posted by Matthew Wallin on January 24, 2014 at 12:31 pm
ASP would like to congratulate Della Mae on their Grammy nomination. They are not only exceptional musicians, but exceptional cultural diplomats as well.
posted by Matthew Wallin on January 9, 2014 at 3:17 pm
2014 is likely to be a year of opportunities and challenges in public diplomacy. Here’s a list of the top 10 public diplomacy priorities for the U.S. this year.