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Author: Pierre Pahlavi

, foreign policy, soft power, new information and communication technologies (NICT), strategic communications, 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

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

resolution, coun- ter-insurgency, peace-building, strategic communications, 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

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Evan H. Potter

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 strategic communications — in the form of its media relations and

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

campaign; Dep. National Security Advisor, 2010-13, also, Chief of Staff, National Security Staff; Dep. National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications; 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 strategic communications. Bayles’ book is probably the most comprehensive examination of us public diplomacy today, more than a decade after the terrorist attacks of 11

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

able to unmask and counter pernicious narratives. Olsson and Wagnsson (chapter 4) focus on the use of strategic communications 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

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

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 ‘strategic communications’ to

In: The African Review
Author: Gerard Keown

, 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 Strategic Communications Unit, a new private

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy