Thursday , November 23 2017

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  • [LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

    [LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

    New research shows that the need for winning hearts and minds during counterinsurgency missions may be overstated.   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the effectivene ...

  • PDCast – The Ethics of Immigration

    PDCast – The Ethics of Immigration

    This week's Public Diplomat podcast features a conversation with Joseph H. Carens, Ph.D. Dr. Carens is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is the author ...

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

    [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.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses the U.S. public diplomacy's sh ...

  • [LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

    [LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

    While the didgeridoo is synonymous with Australia, one citizen diplomat is using the aerophone to teach cultural respect to all people.   Julia Watson and Dr. Guy Golan discus ...

Big Implications for Little League Diplomacy

Big Implications for Little League Diplomacy

The Little League World Series has evolved into an ideal sports diplomacy vehicle. Other sports should take notice. The Little League World Series is an international baseball tou ...

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The PDcast #4: Is Branding Fascism?

The PDcast #4: Is Branding Fascism?

Simon Anholt drops a number of provocative ideas at EuroPCom.  Also, should we add “warm power” to the IR lexicon? The PDcast is a weekly podcast featuring Julia Watson, Adam Cyr  ...

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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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Entertainment Has Diplomatic Consequences

Entertainment Has Diplomatic Consequences

The U.S. entertainment industry is a global force, so it must present foreign cultures with diplomatic sensitivity. A recent article on Foreign Policy’s Transitions blog discussed ...

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[LISTEN] The Modern History of U.S. Public Diplomacy

[LISTEN] The Modern History of U.S. Public Diplomacy

U.S. public diplomacy experienced a tumultuous 20th century.  Luckily, the Office of the Historian captures it all.   Dr. Guy Golan and Timi Komonibo discuss the modern histo ...

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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] Refugees in the Rust Belt

[LISTEN] Refugees in the Rust Belt

Beyond the humanitarian perspective, American cities in decline benefit greatly long-term from resettling refugees.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses how refugees affect the Rust ...

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A Human Investment: Refugees for the Rust Belt

A Human Investment: Refugees for the Rust Belt

The Rust Belt is in dire need of rejuvenation. It is time for these cities to invest fully in refugee resettlement. At five minutes until 6 p.m. on a mid-September evening, a crow ...

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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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[LISTEN] Richard Stengel’s Challenges

[LISTEN] Richard Stengel’s Challenges

Michael Schneider discusses the challenges facing Richard Stengel, D.C.’s new Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy.   Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss new Under Secreta ...

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