“Propaganda is not a moment in the history of communication, rather it is an element in the structure of communication," notes public diplomacy's lead historian.
Sudarshan Ramabadran of the India Foundation's Center for Soft Power discusses how India is working with Cambodia on the preservation of historic temples.
"The global COVID-19 pandemic will be seen in retrospect as the 'great accelerator' that moved us from the continuity of the past to a new era," writes CPD Advisory Board Member Nathan Gardels.
India's Namaste greeting follows social distancing guidelines and has been adopted by world leaders, writes Aparna M Sridhar of the Center for Soft Power.
CPD Research Fellow (2017-19) Diana Ingenhoff, Kadir Jun Ayhan (Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies Graduate School of International and Area Studies) and Efe Sevin (Towson Univ.) reveal key takeaways.
CPD Senior Visiting Fellow (Non-Resident) Oliver Lewis compares and contrasts the film and intelligence industries' approaches to "human intelligence."
Yolanda Lopez, Director of Voice of America's News Center, introduces VOA's special reporting on the history of gun violence in the United States.
Individuals' knowledge about the world has national security implications that public diplomacy can address, writes U.S. ACPD Executive Director Vivian S. Walker.