U.S. public diplomacy faces few challenges as complicated as the region including Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Jonathan Henick, a 20-year veteran of the State Department’s Foreign Service, currently serves as a Faculty Advisor and Public Diplomacy Fellow at the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication at George Washington University. Previously, he served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director for Press and Public Diplomacy in the Bureau for South and Central Asian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. In those positions, he was responsible for overseeing the public diplomacy and public affairs operations of the Bureau for South and Central Asian Affairs and for providing policy guidance and management oversight for the conduct of U.S. public diplomacy by over 400 U.S. government employees working at 11 Embassies and 7 Consulates in 13 countries, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.
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