, foreign policy, soft power, new information and communication technologies (NICT), strategiccommunications, public opinions, evaluation. ‘Soft power can have hard eﬀects’. Joseph Nye, in Th e Paradox of American Power. 1 Introduction After a period of budget cutbacks and marginalization following the end
resolution, coun- ter-insurgency, peace-building, strategiccommunications, intelligence, information operations, psycho- logical operations, political oﬃ cer, guerrilla diplomat. Even with the most powerful army, if you want to invade a state, you need the support of the people. Niccolò dei Machiavelli, Th
perception management system. Certainly, the case of Russia’s public diplomacy in Canada demonstrates that Russia views public diplomacy and influence operations in a more holistic context. Furthermore, the Canadian case shows that Russia’s strategiccommunications — in the form of its media relations and
campaign; Dep. National Security Advisor, 2010-13, also, Chief of Staff, National Security Staff; Dep. National Security Advisor for StrategicCommunications; Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama, 2...
Department’s very small number of deployed officers and unwieldy, diffuse bureaucracy have a difficult time delivering effective strategiccommunications.
Bayles’ book is probably the most comprehensive examination of us public diplomacy today, more than a decade after the terrorist attacks of 11
able to unmask and counter pernicious narratives. Olsson and Wagnsson (chapter 4) focus on the use of strategiccommunications by international organisations, making the case that while much has been said and written about States regarding disinformation, the latter have been the subject of a less
Somalia since 2008. Kenya joined this deployment in 2011 when it landed the Operation Linda Nchi (“Operation Defend the Country”) in Somalia. The forces of AMISOM are technically peacekeepers and the UN/AU embarked on a massive propaganda campaign under the banner of ‘strategiccommunications’ to
, their roles and responsibilities.
How Will the Future Be Different?
Work is under way to implement the recommendations set out in The Global Island . A number of changes have been introduced, such as the creation of a Policy Planning Unit and a StrategicCommunications Unit, a new private