Category: Public diplomacy

Public Diplomacy for the 21st Century

How to Talk with Russia Vasily Gatov Americans once knew how to effectively communicate with Russian audiences, and they in turn wanted to engage with Western voices. What went wrong, and how can we fix it? On January 1, 1986, millions of Soviet citizens turned on their TV sets to be addressed by their greatest enemy....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ovako izleda kada Vučić na sva pitanja odgovara EMOTIKONIMA

Predsednik Srbije Aleksandar Vučić poklekao je pred novim tehnologijama. Godinama unazad koristio je staromodni mobilni telefon “samsung S5360” koji su njegovi saradnici malo u šali, više u očaju zvali “kamenko”, aludirajući tako na lik iz crtanog filma čija se radnja dešava u kameno doba.   Foto: Promo Od savetnice za medije i spoljnu politiku Suzane Vasiljević...

100 Things to do in France

The country of France is literally filled with medieval cities, alpine villages, and glorious beaches. Vineyards and wines make it world famous, as do the many classical museums and monuments. Ancient caves with prehistoric drawings, theatres and palaces, art galleries and eclectic villages – there is something for everyone in this amazing country! 1. The Eiffel...