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International misrecognition: The politics of humour and national identity in Israel’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis]
Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Alexei Tsinovoi [JB: link to this name does not lead to his bio/accomplishments] First Published January 19, 2018 Research Article
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Recognition, or the lack of it, is a central concern in International Relations. However, how states cope with international misrecognition has so far not been thoroughly explored in International Relations scholarship. To address this, the article presents a theoretical framework for understanding international misrecognition by drawing on discursive and psychoanalytical theories of collective identity formation and humour studies. The article conceptualises international misrecognition as a gap between the dominant narr..
Alan Heil, Public Diplomacy Council, December 13, 2018
See also, “Public Diplomacy: The World Should Be Teaching Us, Mr. Kristof,” huffingtonpost.com (2011); also (1)
Dr. Jody Olsen, Director of the Peace Corps, speaks at First Monday Forum on December 3, 2018.Peace Corps Director Dr. Josephine (Jody) Olsen highlighted the Peace Corps’ contribution to the U.S. image and mutual understanding at the First Monday Forum on December 3.The talk reminded me that around the clock, two U.S. agencies join hands to help countless souls in other countries improve their lives in the finest tradition of compassionate sharing. It’s not just Christmas in April, or Christmas in December, but helps change lives every hour of every day throughout the year.The two agencies are:the U.S. Peace Corps established in 1961. Today, it has approximately 7,000 hard-working volunteers in 64 needy countries and has served 141 countries altogether since its founding.the U.S. Agency for International Development, whi..
Mehmood Hussain, The Mercury, February 26, 2019
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On 14th February 2019, Pulwama district of Indian occupied Kashmir witnessed a deadly suicide attack killing 40 CRPF soldiers and numerous injured. The attack was most dreadful after the Mumbai attacks of 2008 which left 195 peoples dead. Right after the attack, India followed the traditional culture of blame game and once again accused Pakistan for planning and executing the deadly attack and announced to retaliate with strong force. India claims that Pakistan is a nerve center of terrorism and New Delhi will not tolerate any infiltration made by Islamabad. The Indian authorities made announcement to damage Pakistan politically and economically. …
Lobbies are the frontiers of nation states to procure their national interests in anarchical international system. There are different forms of lobbying groups including: the diaspora, business and educational groups, journalists, and public diplomacy [J..