Asia Pacific

Does "sharp power" fall under the ranks of hard power or soft power, or is it just an "unsmart" mix? 

On how Kazakhstan has pursued building its relevance and reputation among global audiences.

Natalia Grincheva of the University of Melbourne discusses her deep mapping tool to measure the soft power of museums. 

On the nation state’s viability in addressing climate change at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit. 

In a Miami Herald op-ed, CPD Board Member Markos Kounalakis explains how Beyoncé and Jay Z's artistry contrasts with China's authoritarian regime.

Master of Public Diplomacy candidate and student diplomat Wa'el Nimat discusses how Ping-Pong Diplomacy between the U.S. and China represents a non-traditional tool of diplomacy. 

This installment of a Pacific Council on International Policy series discusses the defining features of Chinese soft power. 

Examining Chinese-Pakistani relations and the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on China's cultural diplomacy. 

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