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Addressing German Energy Security Through Public Diplomacy
Theebika Shanmugarasa argues that Germany must promote regional cooperation with the Baltic Sea islands at the subnational level in order to achieve sustainable energy supply and safeguard energy security.
Islanders of African Great Lakes Should Embrace Identity
James Carroll claims that promoting a shared identity among the islanders of Lake Victoria could lead to more effective transboundary management for Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Good Public Diplomacy Starts at Home: Beaufort County, South Carolina
Cheryl Walsh explains how good local governance can mean good public diplomacy.
The Case for Embracing Subnational Identities in Public Diplomacy
Derek Bolton urges practitioners to focus on subnational groups in the Baltic Sea region and elsewhere.
How Funding Nonprofits Benefits Public Diplomacy
Eddie Walsh explains what lessons policymakers can learn from small businesses promotion programs.
Moving Away From DC: The Power of Local Nonprofits
Keiko Ono on the pressure for PD organizations to work from Washington, DC.
Realizing the Commonwealth’s Potential in the Pacific
Miles McKenna argues that the Commonwealth needs to be more engaged in the Pacific Islands.
Russian Twerkers: A Cultural Bridge in a Time of Crisis
Eddie Walsh says videos advance public diplomacy interests of the West just as much as those of Russia.
Endangered Languages: A Unique Opportunity for Public Diplomacy
Eddie Walsh explains why protecting endangered Pacific languages is an easy soft power win for Americans.
State Department Must Send Right Signals at Pacific Islands Forum
Eddie Walsh argues that the United States must not send delegates empty handed to the Pacific Islands Forum.
Time to Rethink the Community Liaison Officer at the State Department
Eddie Walsh on why Community Liaison Officers need to be fluent in the local language.
Cosplay Diplomacy: A Potential Source of Soft Power
Eddie Walsh argues that Japanese policymakers should exploit growing American interest in cosplay.
Fiji: Carving Out Its Own Political Space in the South Pacific
Eddie Walsh on how Australian power in the South Pacific is being challenged by its smaller neighbor.
Singapore: The Contemporary Art of Soft Power in Asia
Eddie Walsh on how Singapore is advancing their national interests through contemporary art.