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Joseph S. Nye, Jr

Joseph Samuel Nye Jr. (born January 19, 1937) is an American political scientist. He is the co-founder, along with Robert Keohane, of the international relations theory of neoliberalism, developed in their 1977 book Power and Interdependence. Together with Keohane, he developed the concepts of asymmetrical and complex interdependence. They also explored transnational relations and world politics...

DIGITALNA DIPLOMATIJA – RAZVOJ, POJAM, IZAZOVI I MOGUĆNOSTI

Proces globalizacije i razvoj informaciono-komunikacionih tehnologija (IKT) su doveli do promena na raznim poljima i do potrebe prilagođavanja savremenog društva novim izazovima. Povezanost sveta i brzi protok informacija su umnogome izmenili sliku sveta i uopšte funkcionisanje određenih sistema i obavljanje brojinih delatnosti. Tradicionalna diplomatija je takođe u tom talasu promena naišla na potrebu prilagođavanja i usvajanja...

Tramp i pad meke moći SAD

Tobožnji predsednici SAD i Severne Koreje Donald Tramp i Kim Džong Un na dan otvaranja Zimskih olimpijskih igara u Pjongčangu Dokazi su jasni. Predsednikovanje Donalda Trampa je erodiralo meku moć Amerike.   Foto/ EPA-EFE YONHAP Samo 30 odsto ljudi koji su ispitani u 134 zemlje u anketi agencije Galup su imali pozitivno mišljenje o Sjedinjenim Državama...

You can now step on board Communist leader Tito’s famous Blue Train in Belgrade

From Queen Elizabeth II to Playboy magazine, no one could resist Tito’s famous Blue Train that nowadays can be visited in Belgrade, or even rented for a trip laden with history. The coat of arms of the Socialistic Federative Republic of Yugoslavia on the side of the “The Blue Train” carriage. Image by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images Decades...

Machine Learning and Policy Analysis

Machine learning, despite its notable constraints, has found incredibly useful applications within medicine, image recognition, and many other areas; it has allowed computers to perform certain “domain-specific” tasks faster, more efficiently, and more accurately than human beings. As the future moves forward, advancements in brain imaging, quantum computing, and biologically-enhanced intelligence will only propel machine learning...

Blockchain and government, can they work together?

In this article I want to reason about government and blockchain technology. In particular, can our governments evolve by integrating blockchain in their digital infrastructure? Can they become faster, stronger and “bulletproof” as a result of that? If yes, how exactly? If no, what will fail? Are we going to see a true blockchain government? Lately...

Music Diplomacy and “Despacito” effect.

Although most are happy about the increase in tourism, the video has been criticized as creating “Ghetto Tourism.” Ghetto Tourism is defined as a type of tourism where people will visit improvised or slum areas, to see how it is like on ”the other side.” Although criticized, Ghetto Tourism doesn’t really come with terrible results, and...

2017: A Year of Digital Uncertainty

In many respects, 2017 was a year of digital uncertainty. It was a year in which digital platforms were used to weaponize uncertainty. It was a year in which the societal role of digital platforms became uncertain. It was a year in which the relationship between states and tech gaits became uncertain. And it was a...

What diplomats can learn from journalists

As the media landscape continues to evolve, the U.S. State Department should consider adapting its public diplomacy strategy. As an international relations major at USC, I’ve learned a lot about public diplomacy, which, for the uninitiated, is when countries try to influence overseas audiences to advance their national interests. As a millennial, I look at how...