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American Corner Bangalore, by U.S. Consulate Chennai

The Office of American Spaces under the U.S. Department of State has recently released its annual report. With over 700 spaces across 169 countries, American Spaces "serve as the primary places of ongoing people-to-people connections between the United States and foreign audiences that are essential to advancing U.S. foreign policy objectives." Hosted in embassies, schools, libraries, and other partner institutions, often outside capital cities, these locales aim to further a core tenet of democracy: access to information.

Patriotisme enfantin by Thomassin Mickael

Lost in the controversy of Obama's visit to Cuba is the question of whether isolating Cuba was ever the right move to begin with.

Barack Obama & iPhone by Janeb13

Burson-Marsteller's new report breaks down the digital diplomacy of world leaders on Facebook.

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry with Saudi Foreign Minister al-Jubeir

A look at more than 70 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia, and why that strategic partnership matters today. 

Spring must-reads in public diplomacy scholarship, including American counter-messaging against ISIS and the contributions of PR scholars to public diplomacy.

150612-Z-MG742-031 by New York National Guard

The CNN effect was touted through the 1990s, but today's media-conflict relationship is a bit more complex.

Chinese-American, by Quinn Dombrowski

Exploring Chinese perceptions of U.S. foreign policy and society.

The appeal of radical groups is in their offering of a new purpose, and thus a reclamation of masculinity, for recruits.

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