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Could music reunite a war-torn Mali? “Return to Timbuktu” follows Malian musicians spreading just such a message. Michael Ardaiolo and Dr. Guy Golan discuss Return to Timbuktu, a documentary in production about how music could reunite a war-torn Mali, with Michael Meredith and Amit Nizan. Michael Meredith is the director of Return to Timbuktu. He is a filmmaker andRead more
Christian Whiton, Published May 06, 2019 opinion foxbusiness
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Rather than cave in or walk away, Trump has cranked up the pressure on China with the new tariffs, and given Beijing another chance to understand the old days are over for good. Either they shape up or face the consequences of more economic pain, as they help fill the coffers of the U.S. Treasury through higher tariffs.
Christian Whiton was a senior advisor in the Donald Trump and George W. Bush administrations. He is a senior fellow for strategy and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] at the Center for the National Interest and the author of “Smart Power: Between Diplomacy and War.”
As part of ‘Going Glocal’, Embassy of Sweden’s Public Diplomacy program for 2014, Sweden put its own distinctive spin on the classically American experience of a road trip with the project Sweden on the Road. In tours of different geographical areas – the Midwest and the West Coast – the Embassy of Sweden in theRead more
Pinar Tremblay, al-monitor.com, January 29, 2019
image from article, with caption:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu leave an Armistice Day ceremony marking 100 years since the end of World War I, Paris, Nov. 11, 2018.
Career diplomats and Foreign Ministry bureaucrats have been shoved aside and demoralized by the conduct of Turkey's foreign policy under Justice and Development Party governments
After two decades, Turkey’s diplomats are used to becoming targets of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s disdain. Often accused of being unpatriotic or faint-hearted, the country’s diplomatic elite has seen their power – not to mention their prestige – diminish under the acid-tongue president and his cronies.
The last punch came on Jan. 14 at an off-the-record parliamentarian event, where Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu declared that politically-appointed diplomats –something the Foreign Ministry grudgingly accepted after lo..
XXVII IAMHIST Conference
POWER AND THE MEDIA (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, 16-19 July 2019)Confirmed keynote speakers include:James Curran (Goldsmiths, University of London)Jennifer Smyth (University of Warwick)Papers and panels are invited for the 2019 conference of the International Association for Media and History. The conference theme this year is POWER AND THE MEDIA. Scholars of media history have not just been concerned with analysis of the individuals, institutions and elites exerting control, but also with how the media has represented, perpetuated or challenged power structures. Taking place in the immediate aftermath of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, the conference invites scholars and practitioners from all relevant disciplines to take part in a timely conversation about the relationship between power and the media, from the film and broadcasting industries and the press, to new media, social media and advertising. I..