Search: Public diplomacy,United States (12 materials)


Covid-19 Sports Diplomacy. Soft power vs. populism

... in spite the reluctance of a few team owners and, some players. As the pandemia continues to kill, professional sports in the United States including football, baseball and basketball are planning to resume playing, to empty houses via television. It is ... ... Moscow and Beijing, and the assesment of "penalties" and sanctions by one nation to another in realpolitik— via public diplomacy, economic policy, social media. It's reminiscent of the role of the "enforcer" that we see during games ...


Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... Superman, Batman and Jason Bourne represent truth, justice and the American Way, to more and more young Americans, Washington public diplomacy assets have tagged Russian president Vladimir Putin as the leader of a plot to use Brexit as a tool to destabilize ... ... and Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, the Phillipines, Turkey, Norway, Sweden and the United States, among others. A perfect storm for fans of defense driven econmic growth. The longer the "leave" negotiations ...


Brinkmanship for useful idiots

... leaked "secret study" The attack on Putin's character are where the leaked secret Pentagon study, obtained and publicized by CBS News comes into play. CBS has been, historically, an important propaganda asset of the government of the United States dating back to World War II.. The study reveals that the United States since 2008 has been at work creating the image of Russian president Vladimir V. Putin as an unstable leader with a genetic history of mental illness. If one is ...


Sports Diplomacy. Can Sepp Blatter bring unity to a fractious FIFA?

...? Developing a reputation as an “earner” Blatter, unwittingly, has made himself a target for those who are using public diplomacy assets to play the “ethics card” in an effort to link geopolitical issues with football and disrupt ... ... leadership at this time. Seemingly immune from the media campaign conducted by ethics assets, including FIFA officials in the United States and Britain, Platini has artfully dodged accusations that he supported Qatar's bid for the 2022 FIFA World ...


Facebook and “The Decline of Power”... A treatise for useful idiots.

... Fund, continue to be power players as they mediate the shifting sands of global economics. Bill Clinton will probably be an important traditional power broker and fund raiser for his wife, Hillary, in her campaign to become the next president of the United States. Zuck's latest choice “The End of Violence” “The Better Angels of Our Nature” by Canadian psychologist Stephen Pinker is the latest choice by the Facebook Book Club. It's sales will no doubt increase ...


Washington’s Ebola plan creates global sticker shock

A strain of the Ebola virus has killed 5,000 people in a handful of West African nations with Mali the latest addition to the list. Meanwhile, an Ebola strain has spread to the United States, Western Europe and possibly elsewhere. Turning the fear factor into a pandemic greater than Ebola itself, the Washington Post on October 25th, published an article suggesting that Russia and the Soviet Union have manufactured “Ebola” ...


American sports diplomacy hit by drug investigation

... “quietly” to limit media attention that might drive up the final cost of a settlement. Books and articles published in the United States have long charged that the NFL maintains a security staff whose mission is to keep substance abuse issues including ... .... The owner of the Patriots, Robert Kraft, who is also owner of a famous Super Bowl ring that became a sensationalist U.S. public diplomacy vehicle for Russia bashing, was interviewed recently by authorities regarding former player Hernandez, who is ...


Islam, the hidden “I” in BRICS

... “appeasement” strategy on the blog at U Team-Infinity Journal as it relates to key Islamic nations and elaborates on why the United States has not been successful in contaning militant Islamists in spite of the arms deals and the dollars for democracy ... ... recently quoted by international news agencies as saying that to manage its global presence Russia needs to spend more money on public diplomacy and public relations. The same can be said for the BRICS. There is a burst of media buzz when the group gets ...


Can Russia help save Peronist Argentina from itself?

... Union (EU) has been slow tracked due to internal bickering among the EU nations. Who’s really in charge in Argentina? The primary question president Putin and his team face when they visit Buenos Aires is who is running the show. When she was United States secretary of state Hillary Clinton on more than one occasion questioned the mental health of president Cristina Kirchner and even caused a public diplomacy kerfuffle, implying that Argentina’s president was not a person capable of running the government. Ironically, ABC News and other U.S online and print publications have reported that Ms. Clinton, a leading contender for the Democratic ...


Pre-Sports Diplomacy. Hockey broke the ice in the Cold War

... diplomacy” status by pundits, academics and some among its own leadership, the ice hockey rivalry between the Soviet Union, the United States and Canada that developed during the 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Squaw Valley, California proved that competitive ... ... to hockey, sports became a vehicle for the nuclear superpowers to project hegemony without casus belli before the concepts of public diplomacy and its adjunct sports diplomacy came on the scene during the early 1960s. That’s the way it was when the ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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