hard power

Turkey's hard power strategies illustrate how soft power is vulnerable to reputation, writes CPD Contributing Scholar Senem Çevik. 

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

A Center for American Progress (CAP) report assesses how U.S. policy overlooks Iranian soft power influence in the Middle East. 

How can a three pillar non-military approach increase Japan's influence worldwide?

Amb. Tom Fletcher looks at how soft power resources can contribute to a nation's brand.

The Qatar crisis raises two issues in the field of international relations today. The first is to disprove the mainstream Cold War-era view that small states cannot play a significant role in global affairs. The second is that big powers always use hard means to take control of ambitious, small states in order to preserve the status quo.

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