Information operations · Information Warfare · Public Diplomacy · Strategic Communications

“Seen on the Web” 21 May 2017 — Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy


DIME: elements of national power – Diplomatic, Informational, Military, Economic   Edited by Donald M. Bishop, Bren Chair of Strategic Communications, Marine Corps University Jeffery W. Taylor, University of Mary Washington, Assistant TABLE OF CONTENTS Instruments of Informational Power PUBLIC DIPLOMACY PUBLIC AFFAIRS BROADCASTING INFORMATION OPERATIONS COMBAT CAMERA Professional Topics SOCIAL MEDIA ▪ INTERNET CYBER DISINFORMATION,… Continue reading “Seen on the Web” 21 May 2017 — Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy

Information operations · Information Warfare · Public Diplomacy · Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web”- May 18, 2017, Seen on the Web


Seen at Marine Corps University DIME: elements of national power – Diplomatic, Informational, Military, Economic (Hat tips to Benjamin Franklin and Tom Paine, and to Thomas Jefferson – “let facts be submitted to a candid world”) – – – – – – – This is a compilation of news, articles, essays, and reports on strategic… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web”- May 18, 2017, Seen on the Web

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How tech, laws and leadership impede digital diplomacy


By Chase Gunter May 10, 2017 Digital diplomacy, a priority for the State Department under the Obama administration, appears to be at a crossroads. At a May 9 State Department meeting held at George Washington University, former Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), who chaired the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said that what made the… Continue reading How tech, laws and leadership impede digital diplomacy

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U.S. sends diplomats into info battles unarmed, experts say


Shaun Waterman MAY 9, 2017 In the fight against Russian misinformation campaigns, U.S. diplomats are hamstrung by outdated laws and rules, and they are technologically ill-equipped for battle, a State Department advisory panel was told Tuesday. “We’re sending our [information] soldiers into battle without weapons, essentially … It’s simply unacceptable,” former senior State Department official Tom Cochran… Continue reading U.S. sends diplomats into info battles unarmed, experts say

China · Public Diplomacy · United States

Event: MAY 19-Chinese Students in America: Who Returns, Who Remains, Who Benefits?


Chinese Students in America: Who Returns, Who Remains, Who Benefits? Beijing has established several programs to lure overseas students back to China to teach, conduct research, lead institutions, and build comprehensive national power. A recent study co-authored by Professor David Zweig suggests, however, that China’s top talent is spurning such offers and are remaining abroad,… Continue reading Event: MAY 19-Chinese Students in America: Who Returns, Who Remains, Who Benefits?

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Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” – May 8, 2017


Seen at Marine Corps University DIME: elements of national power – Diplomatic, Informational, Military, Economic P.A. – public affairs P.D. – Public Diplomacy B.B.G. – Broadcasting Board of Governors V.O.A.+ – Voice of America and the other USG international broadcasting networks I.O. – Information Operations Psyop – Psychological operations (Hat tips to Benjamin Franklin and… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” – May 8, 2017

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Seen on the Web – Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – 7 May 2017


This is a compilation of news, articles, essays, and reports on strategic communications, Public Diplomacy, public affairs, U.S. government international broadcasting, and information operations.  The editorial intent is to: share with busy practitioners the academic and policy ferment in Public Diplomacy and related fields from long speeches, testimonies, and articles, flag the portions that bear… Continue reading Seen on the Web – Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – 7 May 2017