Friday, March 30th 2012
Tara Sonenshine was confirmed Thursday night by the Senate, and she will probably take office officially early this week. (She can be sworn in privately by some current official and begin work, even as a more formal ceremony is planned for a few weeks hence.)
Tuesday, November 29th 2011
Social media is a lot like the weather: everyone talks about it, but very few are doing anything about it.
The news that social science researchers have determined that the distance between friends seems to be shrinking in the digital age came as no surprise to millions of Facebook users. And it did not come as news to public diplomacy practitioners.
Friday, March 25th 2011
A new article in American Diplomacy, the non-profit journal published in association with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and edited by yours truly, "Public Diplomacy in Uniform" describes the current practice of PD abroad with an ever expanding role for the uniformed military. Rachel Greenspan, a student of Council Member Ambassador Bill Rugh, wrote the piece.