April 16, 2012: U.S. Ambassador-Designate Nancy J. Powell introduces herself and shares her interests in expanding engagement between the U.S. and India
March 28, 2012: Indra Adnan, Director of the Soft Power Network, discusses how the meaning of soft power has changed as society becomes more supportive of soft power over hard power tactics in international affairs.
March 19, 2012: President Obama wishes Iranians a Happy Nowruz and comments on the need to increase dialogue between Iran and America by lifting the Iranian “Electronic Curtain.”
February 21, 2012: With a focus on US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford’s use of Twitter, Alec Ross, PJ Crowley, and John Brown comment on the utility of social media in this NPR piece.
February 17, 2012: During Social Media Week at the New America Foundation, representatives from the U.S. State Department discussed how social media is changing the way we conduct public diplomacy and 21st century statecraft.
February 8, 2012: Sheikha Al Mayassa, from Qatar, advocates for East and West to connect through open dialogue while asserting their own cultural identities.
February 3, 2012: Experts in an Asia Society forum look back at how former President Nixon’s diplomatic visit to China forever changed America’s relationship with China.