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Clinton: Anti-Islam Video ‘Disgusting and Reprehensible’


Today US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an excellent speech that works on multiple planes. It emphatically states that the United States was in no way connected with the film, “Innocence of Muslims”.  What is interesting is that she never says the name of the video. She emphasizes the United States’ Freedom of Religion,… Continue reading Clinton: Anti-Islam Video ‘Disgusting and Reprehensible’

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Remarks at the Opening of the Inaugural Women in Public Service Institute


Secretary Clinton, the United States Secretary of State, giving remarks at Wellesly College. Secretary Clinton is promoting the equality of women, worldwide.  This speech is inspiring, motivating and indicative of ‘what is possible’.   I am a big advocate for equality for women.  Thank you, Madame Secretary, thank you. This is truly a great example of… Continue reading Remarks at the Opening of the Inaugural Women in Public Service Institute

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Public Diplomacy: Books, Articles, Websites #58


by Bruce Gregory* Manan Ahmed, Where the Wild Frontiers Are: Pakistan and the American Imagination, (Just World Publishing, 2011).  The author of “Chapati Mystery” blog and a historian of Islam in South Asia (Freie Universitate Berlin) gathers his commentaries on US imaginings about Pakistan and historical and political trends within Pakistan.  Sharply critical, humorous, and… Continue reading Public Diplomacy: Books, Articles, Websites #58