Paul Rockower, jewishaz.com
[JB personal note: For anyone interested in PD beyond academic theorizing (note that Mr. Rockower has an MA in Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] from USC), I strongly recommend Paul's witty and exquisitely written blog, Levantine, so subtle and undulant with his thoughts on so many PD-related varied topics (including on gastrodiplomacy, his term) that they remind me of Montaigne's classic essays.]
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Throughout my career, I have been a practitioner of public diplomacy]. I did so as a press officer for the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest, directing media and public diplomacy outreach across a five-state region during the Second Intifada and Gaza Disengagement. More recently, I have run State Department cultural diplomacy programs all over the world.
With the rise of anti-Semitism and incidents like the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, I decided to change my public diplomacy focus and get inv..
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Mehmood Hussain, The Mercury, February 26, 2019
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On 14th February 2019, Pulwama district of Indian occupied Kashmir witnessed a deadly suicide attack killing 40 CRPF soldiers and numerous injured. The attack was most dreadful after the Mumbai attacks of 2008 which left 195 peoples dead. Right after the attack, India followed the traditional culture of blame game and once again accused Pakistan for planning and executing the deadly attack and announced to retaliate with strong force. India claims that Pakistan is a nerve center of terrorism and New Delhi will not tolerate any infiltration made by Islamabad. The Indian authorities made announcement to damage Pakistan politically and economically. …
Lobbies are the frontiers of nation states to procure their national interests in anarchical international system. There are different forms of lobbying groups including: the diaspora, business and educational groups, journalists, and public diplomacy [J..