“The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in Social Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis” analyzes the strong role of Twitter in shaping Pakistan's positive national narrative of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the portion of China's Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) that cuts directly through Pakistan, border-to-border. The authors note that Pakistan's population of 200+ million people is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing social media audiences.
“In nearly 70 years of friendship and close cooperation between China and Pakistan, the CPEC has emerged as a climax bringing both countries closer through greater Chinese investment under the BRI,” write Ahmed, Rojratanakiat and Taekasem. “Twitter..Read more
Лариса Пермякова К.полит.н., Дипломатическая академия МИД России, эксперт РСМД Фото: ediplomacy.afp.com The Diplomacy Hub от Агентства AFP В июне 2012 г. на совещании послов и постпредов президент России поставил цифровую дипломатию в один ряд с наиболее действенными инструментами внешней политики. Президент призвал дипломатов интенсивнее использовать новые технологии на разных платформах, в том числе в социальныхRead more
Book Review of
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century
by George Packer
Knopf, 592 pp., $30.00
From the below New York Review of Books review by Thomas Powers. under the title :
“The Fog of Ambition”
“Holbrooke was the mission leader,” Packer writes, “and he loved speed.”
“By the time” Obama was elected, Packer writes, “Iraq was the letter ‘I’ stamped on the foreheads of Democrats like Holbrooke.”
Thomas Powers, The New York Review of Books
JUNE 6, 2019 ISSUE
Tomas Muscionico/Contact Press ImagesRichard Holbrooke and Kofi Annan at the United Nations, New York City, October 2000***JB: A Minor note for historians, an addendum to the above-cited book review*
[I served as the Public Affairs Officer at American Embassy Belgrade, 1995-1998, and spent much time in the presence of Holbrooke, especially when he was communicating with the media. My job was to handle public diplomacy at the U.S. mission. Some observations pertaining to that driven (for what destination?) r..
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ATHENS, Ohio (Feb. 27, 2019) – Ohio University is among the top 25 public institutions in the United States in Fulbright scholars, Chronicle of Higher Education reported recently.
Ten Ohio University students received 2018-19 Fulbright Awards in May 2018. That’s tied for 20 th among public research institutions and tied for 40 th among research institutions nationwide, tied with George Washington University, Penn State University, Indiana University, Temple University and Tufts University. The total is more than any other institution in Ohio.
“Ohio University students and alumni strive to make a difference in the world, and the Fulbright Award program provides a gateway to that service,” Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis said. “OHIO affords its students the opportunities to pursue their passions and visions academically and on the world stage, and it’s an honor for the University to be among the nation’s leaders in earning Fulbright Award r..
India sends more students to US universities than any other country but China.Reuters/Brian Snyder Written by Saptarishi [email protected] 7 hours ago India and China already compete over global influence and natural resources. Here’s a new area of rivalry—the number of students each has in America. From 2008-12, India sent 168,034 students toRead more