This undated screen capture of an Islamic State propaganda video sees a masked jihadi standing before a computer generated map of IS territorial control. (Source: Counter Jihad Report) The Islamic State’s “A Message to America,” showing American journalist James Foley’s final moments, is vile and horrifying. Significantly, unlike the early propaganda of Al Qaeda, this
DAVID SARANGACurriculum Vitae
Date of birth: 18th February, 1964
· Embassy of Israel in Romania, Bucharest (present)
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …
· Social Media and Branding Consultant (10/2009-9/2010)
Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, IDC Herzliya
Instructor, “New Media, Social networks and Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis]”, USC Center on Public Diplomacy, Annenberg School, Los Angeles
· Consulate General of Israel in New York, NYC (7/2005 – 9/2009)
Consul for Media and Public Affairs …
See also John Brown, “Public Diplomacy Goes Pubic” (2007) uscpublicdiplomacy.org, which quotes Saranga, when he was Israel's Consul For Media And Public Affairs at its New York Consulate (a statement as recorded by Joel Leyden of the Israel News Agency):
Israeli diplomats, representatives of a country that has witnessed extensive debate on how to improve its public diplomacy [JB emphasis] (..
“[Mattis: A] 43-year Marine veteran nicknamed 'Mad Dog' (the moniker was no doubt another attraction for Trump), and whose orders to his troops poised to attack a city in Iraq were: Be Polite. Be Professional. Have a Plan to Kill Everyone You Meet.”
–From Jim Hoagland, “Mattis endured a lot. Here’s why this was the last straw,” The Washington Post; see also
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The former Australian ambassador to South Korea and Vietnam, Richard Broinowski, is among those who believes China is sending a political message to Australia. He points out the Australian media has been highly critical of China recently on many fronts, particularly on human rights. “It is sending a warning message that we have to be careful if we want to continue the very profitable coal trade,” he told This Week in Asia. …
[E]ven if China does hold the whip hand in the economic relationship, Australia may have an edge in other areas. Naren Chitty, the inaugural director of the Soft Power Analysis and Resource Centre at Macquarie University, says Australia has an enormous amount of soft power that it can use to manage its relationships with China. Evidence of this, he says, are the many Chinese seeking to migrate to the country. “They want to come here because there is something attractive about it. There is rule of law, lifestyl..
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