In an editorial for The Dallas Morning News, reprinted from Politico, Jacob Silverman examines one of the State Department’s most recent social media campaigns – #ThinkAgainTurnAway. Controlled by the State Department’s Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, this public diplomacy initiative challenges advocates of extremist groups over social media in a “verbal joust with jihadists.” As
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UK Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament
Part of Conference on Disarmament
11th June 2020 Geneva, Switzerland
Disarmament blog: Disarmament and the Pandemic I last blogged in late February on the P5 Conference in London, looking ahead to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference in April. The coronavirus outbreak in China was on our minds, of course, but none of us knew then how it would affect the rest of the world. Switzerland reported its first death from the disease on 5 March. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a pandemic on 11 March, and Switzerland imposed a lockdown a couple of days later.
The human toll from the disease has been horrific. The economic, social and political implications will be immense, though it will take some time to understand them fully. My colleagues here dealing with the WHO, the humanitarian agencies, and the economic and human rights aspects of the crisis have been at ..
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New Delhi, Feb. 27: India’s foreign office is going back to school – not to learn new tricks, but to try and ignite allure for diplomacy in young minds at a time a career once among the country’s most coveted is struggling to compete for bright minds with better-paying jobs. The external affairs ministry has
Firas Elias, Translated by Shaimaa Shedeed, newiraqcenter.com
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Iran represented one of the grand regional forces in the Middle East that has variable group of soft power elements. This is in addition to Iran’s advantages in itself which it has been seeking for investing optimally in order to promote its policy regionally and internationally. The Islamic ideology and the Shiite doctrine beside the ancient Persian civilization can be seen as success factors in the Iranian public diplomacy. [JB emphasis] In addition, Iran’s foreign policy discourse addressing the dictatorial regimes and the world arrogance powers and its support for the Palestinian issue and hostility towards Israel stood as pillars for the Iranian foreign policy in its soft invasion in the neighboring countries and the region. Meanwhile, such pillars represented pull factors for many political and military groups adopting the same concepts ad terms.
On the other side, ..