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Is Extremism the Sole Reason for the Collapsing Order of ‘Worldliness’?

Is Extremism the Sole Reason for the Collapsing Order of ‘Worldliness’?

The ramming of identity-politics-based extremism disparately sprouting around the globe has reawakened the totalitarian madness.

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Soft Power: Russian and American University Students Find Common Ground

Soft Power: Russian and American University Students Find Common Ground

While U.S.-Russia relations remain uncertain, students at the Volgograd Institute of Management engaged their American counterparts in some diplomatic bridge-building.

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America’s Other Foreign Policy

America’s Other Foreign Policy

Thousands of ordinary Americans serve as unofficial ambassadors of the United States—many counter, or oblivious to official policy.

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Beijing-by-the-Bay: China’s Hidden Influence in San Francisco

Beijing-by-the-Bay: China’s Hidden Influence in San Francisco

The China Overseas Exchange Association poses as an NGO while acting in fact as an overseas propaganda agency of the Chinese government and the Party.

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Florence Fang’s “100,000 Strong Foundation”: Education or Indoctrination?

Florence Fang’s “100,000 Strong Foundation”: Education or Indoctrination?

For the Communist Party, there is no such thing as education or cultural exchange for its own sake: everything is political, everything is ideological.

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Causeway Bay Incident: Swedish Diplomacy under Challenge

Causeway Bay Incident: Swedish Diplomacy under Challenge

The Causeway Bay Bookstore incident and Beijing's response has posed a serious challenge to Sweden's "human rights diplomacy."

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Candid Discussions: Charles Crawford on Speechwriting

Candid Discussions: Charles Crawford on Speechwriting

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If It’s Sunday, It’s…Time to Bash Russia

If It’s Sunday, It’s…Time to Bash Russia

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The Sun Never Sets on Britain’s Eternal Question: To Be or Not To Be a European

The Sun Never Sets on Britain’s Eternal Question: To Be or Not To Be a European

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Does a Pope Need a Foreign Policy?

Does a Pope Need a Foreign Policy?

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Prove China spy allegations or “shut up”

Prove China spy allegations or “shut up”

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Digital Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Digital Diplomacy in the 21st Century

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“The Two-State Solution Just Died, Mr. President”

“The Two-State Solution Just Died, Mr. President”

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US Counterterrorism Law May “Backfire”: UN

US Counterterrorism Law May “Backfire”: UN

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Tunis, New York and Other “Occupied” Cities: Neighbors in the Newly-Aroused Vox Populi Global Community

Tunis, New York and Other “Occupied” Cities: Neighbors in the Newly-Aroused Vox Populi Global Community

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