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[LISTEN] Track II Diplomacy & North Korea

[LISTEN] Track II Diplomacy & North Korea

Track II diplomacy may not result in a final solution but it does offer alternative routes to sustained engagement.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses track II diplomacy as a conce ...

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[WATCH] Exploring Open Data in China

[WATCH] Exploring Open Data in China

As open data movements are affecting governance around the world, an increasingly interconnected China may be next. As governments and citizens compile more and more information, ...

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The PDcast #2: The Ebb and Flow of National Greatness

The PDcast #2: The Ebb and Flow of National Greatness

What determines ‘national greatness’?  The U.S. is the current leader in Nobel Prizes won and government shutdowns. The PDcast is a weekly podcast featuring Julia Watson, Adam Cyr ...

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[LISTEN] China’s Evolving Foreign Policy & Public Diplomacy

[LISTEN] China’s Evolving Foreign Policy & Public Diplomacy

Dr. David M Lampton discusses China’s foreign policy and adjoining public diplomacy as it expands global influence.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses China's evolving foreign poli ...

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Japan’s Brand Depends on People Not Profits

Japan’s Brand Depends on People Not Profits

With the 2020 Olympics set for Tokyo, Japan must start its re-branding campaign now. Step 1: people before profits. Public diplomacy, otherwise known as nation branding, has never ...

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America’s One-way Asia Pivot

America’s One-way Asia Pivot

Obama declared that the US would pivot to Asia in 2010.  Public diplomacy efforts since reveal a failure to commit. On Sept 24, when US President Barack Obama gave his speech in f ...

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[LISTEN] Engaging North Korea with Science

[LISTEN] Engaging North Korea with Science

Contrary to popular belief, North Korea can be engaged on a citizen-to-citizen level.  Science is one way to do it.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses how science diplomacy can be ...

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International Students: Soft Power Lost

International Students: Soft Power Lost

International students are not soft power givens for host countries. Many fail to integrate without proper support. There is a certain assurance that the comparative international ...

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[WATCH / LISTEN] The Future of Japanese Public Diplomacy

[WATCH / LISTEN] The Future of Japanese Public Diplomacy

Power has shifted in East Asia. Nancy Snow discusses the public diplomacy implications of modern Japan’s new role.     Our own Timi Komonibo interviews Dr. Nancy Snow ab ...

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K-pop is Destined for the Mainstream, Maybe

K-pop is Destined for the Mainstream, Maybe

South Korea is banking on K-pop being the hook that grabs the world’s interest in Korean culture. Can it crossover? The phenomenon known as K-pop has created a subculture all its ...

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