Wednesday , September 3 2014

[LISTEN] The New Face of Global Jihad

A brief history of the Sunni Shia Muslim conflict, and how different militant Muslim groups could affect the curren

Why “Tyrant” Matters

By: Blake Stilwell Twitter @blakestilwell In the new FX show “Tyrant,” Gideon Raff (of “Homeland” fame) created a s

[LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

The US Department of State is transitioning into a digital context and public diplomacy is evolving in the process.

[LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

While the didgeridoo is synonymous with Australia, one citizen diplomat is using the aerophone to teach cultural re

[LISTEN] Updating the Ethiopian Narrative

Ethiopia is an emerging country with an active diaspora; now its narrative, stuck in decades past, needs updating.

[LISTEN] Music Diplomacy in Timbuktu

Could music reunite a war-torn Mali? “Return to Timbuktu” follows Malian musicians spreading just such a message.

PDcast #20: China’s Environmental Diplomacy & Russia in Bangladesh

China has a public diplomacy opportunity in its renewable energy push; and, Russia reboots interest in Bangladesh.

[LISTEN] The BBG’s Role in U.S. Public Diplomacy

What differentiates U.S. international broadcasters from parallel outlets sponsored by other governments? The BBG.

PDcast #19: Strategic Use of BBG & Tolerance

Should the BBG be a strategic tool of the State Department? And, what is the role of tolerance in public diplomacy?

PDcast #18: First Lady Public Diplomacy

As First Lady, Michelle Obama is in a position of great global influence; how well does she wield public diplomacy?

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