As Confucius said in around 500 BC, "When it is obvious that the goal cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps." This is just what China began to do a decade ago, in embracing the concept of soft...KEEP READING
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- Aurora's Puerto Rican Heritage Festival Will Return After Absence Last Year - Chicago Tribune
- UK Envoy's Food Diplomacy - New Straits Times
- International Musicians Create Harmony Through Music Program - Voice of America
- Turkey’s Diplomacy Attracts With Enchanting Culture - The Korea Herald
- Young U.S. Musicians Give Flash Mob Performances in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan
- Chicago Cultural Center Hosts Evening of Egyptian Dance, Music - Chicago Tribune
- Tiepolo, Canaletto Star in Moscow - ANSA
- Tunisian Producers See Promise in Olive Oil Tourism - Olive Oil Times
- Chinese Students Speak of Positive Experience in the UAE - Gulf News
- Public Diplomacy Strategies for South Korea's New Southern Policy - CPD Blog
- Sister-City Teachers Become Playrights With FST Write-A-Play Training - Herald Tribune
- Russia's Victory Day as a Vehicle for Disinformation - CPD Blog
- Friendship Force County Durham Welcomes American Guests - The Northern Echo
- World's First Disability Summit Launched - The National
- Help Is on the Way, at Last, for Religious Minorities in Iraq - The Washington Post
- We Need More Citizen-to-Citizen Diplomacy With Russia - The Hill
- What Makes the Holy See’s Diplomacy Unique, According to Vatican’s Foreign Minister - Crux
- China's 'Soft Power' in Senegal - Al Jazeera
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