The Sunday Times Sri Lanka; see also (1) (2)
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So this is what we have come to. Our budding (and some budded) diplomats will, over the coming years, be let loose in the capitals of the world to tell whoever is willing to listen that Sri Lanka is a country like no other. (see 1)
In some ways it is truly a country like no other. The way some of our politicians conduct affairs and still others have their hands dipped in even more dubious deals leave more than a lasting stench in the civic nostril.
When one heard the other day about advice proffered by Minister Tilak Marapana to our diplomats in the making, it seemed that something was decidedly wrong. It seemed as though Minister Marapana had switched portfolios and had taken to promoting age-old products such as spices and tea — with or without sympathy — without even a word to us faithful followers of the political gymnastics that our leaders and the lesser political breeds engage in providing the world-weary..
Joe B. Johnson, Public Diplomacy Council, April 15, 2019; JB note: More recent articles pertaining to Public Diplomacy can be found on the Public Diplomacy Council blog
Last week offered two glimpses of U.S. public diplomacy’s [JB emphasis] gradual evolution.The State Department received confirmation that a merger between two of its three public diplomacy bureaus will move ahead. International Information Programs and the Public Affairs bureau will become the Bureau of Global Public Affairs.A less visible but deeper change went public Thursday, courtesy of the Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The congressionally mandated body called leaders from the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs to discuss the “modernization of public diplomacy.”Chairman Sim Farar, Commissioner Anne Terman Wedner and about 100 audience members heard four staffers from the office – called “Ripper” after its acronym R/PPR — describe three initiatives that may be transformat..
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Ross K. Baker, Opinion columnist, USA Today, Dec. 12, 2018; original article contains a video, “Nauert currently serves as the spokeswoman for the State Department. Video provided by Newsy Newslook”; also contain links and references to other relevant articles; [JB: note this article does not mention that Ms. Nauert served as Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Public Affairs on March 13, 2018 to October 10. 2018.”] [Re this media omission, see also (1) (2).]
Image from article, with caption: Nauert currently serves as the spokeswoman for the State Department.
Our ambassador to the UN should be able to explain us to the world and defend our interests. Trump's pick doesn't have the experience or stature for that.(Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Adlai E. Stevenson, Richard Holbrooke, Arthur Goldberg, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Madeleine Albright, George H.W. Bush, Heather Nauert, Heather Nauert? Yes, Heather Nauert. President Donald Trump's pl..