Tag Archives: soft power

China in My Life — China in the 21st Century

Are the Beijing Olympics a pinnacle of China’s rise — or a pitfall?

Read more »

The Need for Hard Diplomacy

The need for professional diplomacy has never been greater, even in an era of softer “cultural diplomacy.”

Read more »

Soft Power Doesn’t Exist

A decade after “soft power” came to the fore, it is time to assess its effectiveness.

Read more »

China’s New Cultural Counter-Revolution

Remember the times when peasants, not the proletariat, were the vanguards of China’s communist revolution?

Read more »

How Power Really Works in the 21st Century: Beyond Soft, Hard & Smart

Has the ubiquitous concept of “soft power” outlived its usefulness in international affairs?

Read more »

U.S. Message to the BRICS: No More Mr. Nice Guy

Is “soft power” just a friendlier-sounding way for the United States to dominate the world?

Read more »

China’s New Doctrine: Mental Power for Uncertain Times

How does the concept of “mental power” provide a useful prism through which to view U.S.-China affairs?

Read more »

Obama, Europe and the Inevitable

What does Europe’s embrace of Barack Obama mean for transatlantic relations?

Read more »

Globalization, Americanization and Europeanization (Part II)

How did the wars of the 20th century influence the trends of globalization, Americanization and Europeanization?

Read more »

America’s Rogue Global Image and Booming U.S. Earnings

What explains booming U.S. global earnings in the face of America’s battered world image?

Read more »

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary Cookies

The use of certain cookies is required for the site to function correctly.



Improve content and site performance.