It’s a term used more widely than ever in the 21st century, as a leading scholar of the concept, the University of Southern California’s Professor Nicholas J. Cull explains: “Public diplomacy deals with the influence of public attitudes on the formation and execution of a nation’s foreign policies.”Dr. Cull adds that PD encompasses dimensions of international relations beyond traditional diplomacy, including:The formation of public opinion in other countriesThe interaction of private groups in one country with those of anotherThe reporting of foreign affairs and its impact on policyCommunication between those whose job it is in various countries, including diplomats and foreign correspondents.These themes reflect a wide range of intercultural communications, public and private, via cultural and educational exchanges with international visitors and US-funded global broadcasting.W..
Israel reactivated their “virtual embassy” on Tuesday, a program aimed at encouraging dialogue with the six Gulf Cooperation Council nations, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – all Arab states of the Persian Gulf except Iraq.
The embassy functions through a foreign ministry-run Twitter account named “Israel in the GCC.” The account was originally launched in July 2013 and had a seven-month run before ceasing operations.
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إسرائيل في الخليج
يسرنا أن نعلن عن إعادة إطلاق صفحة “إسرائيل في الخليج” بهدف تعزيز الحوار بين إسرائيل وشعوب الخليج. نأمل أن تسهم هذه السفارة الافتراضية في تعميق التفاهم بين شعوب دول الخليج وشعب إسرائيل في مختلف المجالات
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“We are pleased to announce the re-launch of the ‘Israel in the Gulf’ page aimed at promoting dialogue between Israel and the Gulf peoples,” the govern..
Earlier this week I attended a workshop on Internet governance organized by Esglobal with ICANN and Telefonica. The first session raised the interesting question of whether Internet governance offered a new model of international relations. The argument seemed to be that in a world of heterogenous international actors, including NGOs, companies and civil societies as
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- 23rd November 2018
Knowing that music has the power to cross borders and that musicians can be ambassadors for their creators and countries, the US public diplomacy initiative entitled the Center Stage program recently chose three Egyptian bands and artists to showcase their talents in the US for the first time. Dina el-Wedidi, Youssra el-Hawary and Karkade were
Soviet Military Power was a public diplomacy [JB emphasis] publication of the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), which provided an estimate of the military strategy and capabilities of the Soviet Union during the final years of the Cold War, ostensibly to alert the US public to the significant military capabilities of the Soviet Armed Forces. First published in early October 1981, it became an annual publication from 1983 until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Already in draft as the Soviet Union collapsed, the 1991 version was retitled “Military Forces in Transition”. In addition to the majority English version, Soviet Military Power was translated, printed, and disseminated in a variety of languages, including German, French, Japanese, Italian, and Spanish.