Michael Hirsh, Foreign Policy, posted on businessinsider.com; see also (1) (2)
“She's smart, put together, and sophisticated. But she's not someone who's going to go toe-to-toe on policy with John Bolton.”
Alex Brandon/Associated PressLongtime UN observers say Heather Nauert would also be the least qualified person ever to hold the job of US Ambassador to the UN. Critics say Nauert, who is currently the State Department's spokesperson, is almost without policy experience.Before becoming State Department spokesperson in 2017, Nauert worked as a correspondent for ABC and Fox News. She went on to become a news presenter and co-anchor.No one who has worked with Heather Nauert doubts that she's a pretty good briefer, or that the former Fox & Friends host is a winning personality on camera.
But longtime UN observers say Nauert, who is said to be US President Donald Trump's leading candidate to replace outgoing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, would also b..
John Lansing koji je penzionisani izvršni direktor u kablovskoj TV imenovan je za izvršnog direktora Radio difuznog Saveta guvernera, Agencije koja nadgleda međunarodne medijske kompanije kao što su Glas Amerike (Voice of America) I Radio Slobodna Evropa (Radio Free Europe). Gospodin Lansing će Agenciju preuzeti u septembru. Članovi Kongesa (members of the Congress) su kritikovali
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To strengthen its global and regional influence, Australia should focus on science diplomacy within the Korean peninsula, Olga Krasnyak writes.
About the Author
Olga KrasnyakDr Olga Krasnyak is a researcher in diplomatic studies at Underwood International College, Yonsei Univesity, where she teaches a number of courses majoring in international studies. She is the author of National styles in science, diplomacy, and science diplomacy (Leiden, Boston: Brill 2018).Science diplomacy is not a tool limited to major powers. Middle powers, too, can go beyond simple military and economic strategies, and use their scientific prowess when asserting their position amongst their peers.
In my recent monograph, I analysed past and present examples of science diplomacy practised by major powers, while identifying important structural elements and projecting their future implications. In many cases, middle and smaller powers don’t play a crucial part in..
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- 31st December 2019
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What did the public diplomacy conversation look like in 2019? To ring in 2020, we took a look at your favorite CPD Blog posts for the year:
Cultural Diplomacy: Bridging the Study-Practice Gap
By Lynda Jessup
Jessup announces the North American Cultural Diplomacy Initiative (NACDI)'s new partnership to advance the study of cultural diplomacy.
Cities Will Determine the Future of Diplomacy
By Nina Hachigian
Ambassador Hachigian examines how urban centers can take international relations into their own hands. This piece was originally published by Foreign Policy. Take a look back at this year's second LA Summit on City Diplomacy, produced by CPD in partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor's Office of International Affairs.
Exploring Arts, Evaluation, Soft Power and Cultural Relations
By CPD Research Fellow (2018-2020) Ian Thomas
Thomas, the British Council's Head of Evaluation for the Arts, discusses the value of arts showca..
By Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, Jan 06, 2029
Image from article: Clippers center Marcin Gortat goes up for a shot against the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 4. (Rick Scuteri / Associated Press)
For someone who’d just played his best game of the season, center Marcin Gortat was rather subdued at his locker after the Clippers’ victory Friday in Phoenix.
“Yeah, it feels good,” he said, “but I wish to have the same game on Sunday.”
Barring a Clippers playoff berth this season, no game will mean more to Gortat than Sunday’s celebration of “Polish heritage day” during the Staples Center matinee against Orlando. The 34-year-old Gortat, the fourth NBA player produced by Poland and the only one actively in the league, is a role player for the Clippers but a celebrity in his home country, where he employs nearly a dozen through his MG13 Foundation and helps fund and oversee four schools that develop young athletes.
“It’s a huge responsibility,” he said. “I’m like an ambassador of my country showing t..