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Public Diplomacy Council (PDC) Fellow Olivia Chavez interviews PDC President Sherry Lee Mueller on intergenerational dialogue and investing in future leaders.

Before President Trump floated the unconstitutional idea this summer that he alone could delay Election Day this year, state officials had already taken a major step to reduce transparency in the November vote.

The National Association of Secretaries of State elections committee, with members from 23 states, voted in late July to rescind their 15-year standing welcome to international election observers.

If the Covid-19 pandemic had already closed the door on international observers viewing the 2020 vote, the NASS decision seemed to lock it shut.

Track and Field Photo

The spirit of the Olympic Games advocates world peace and the betterment of the world.

Has the moment for PD's domestic mandate arrived? Historical lessons on diversity, change, people-to-people exchanges and more can advance the global image of the U.S.

CPD Research Fellow Mieczysław (Mietek) Boduszyński & co-author Sarah Alaoui of Johns Hopkins SAIS examine what's needed to reconfigure America's image & credibility abroad.

ACPD Exec. Director Vivian S. Walker shares findings on staying competitive in the global information space.

Takeaways from CPD's July 16, 2020 roundtable convening a dozen participating cities from across North America.

Former diplomats Earle and Barbara Scarlett make policy recommendations for the U.S.' role on the global stage.

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