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Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service Conrad Turner shares seasoned career insights for students seeking entry into the diplomatic core.

Erin Helland discusses how people-to-people exchanges are merging with the world of digital diplomacy.

Thought leaders can serve as cultural ambassadors, as Norberto Fuentes has for Cuba. How can the U.S. follow suit to develop soft power?

The joint North Korea-South Korea women's hockey team to compete at this year's Winter Games marks a new step in Olympic history, says Robert Dunbar. 

Learn how to measure the impact of soft power programming with Ian Thomas, Head of Evaluation for the British Council.

As the media landscape continues to evolve, the U.S. State Department should consider adapting its public diplomacy strategy.

Bright young minds are increasingly global, requiring countries to accommodate new migration trends in human capital.

Award-winning sports journalist Alan Abrahamson discusses the Olympic movement's role in global peacebuilding.

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