In an op-ed for The Hill, ASP Policy Analyst Matthew Wallin discusses the need for better American public diplomacy:
For the next president, whether the incumbent or the challenger, the need for stronger public diplomacy cannot go underestimated. This means strengthening the American message, strengthening the resources behind it, backing it up with action and therefore strengthening the value of our word. It is vital that messaging and policy be coherent, as failure to connect words and action results in erosion of trust and loss of credibility abroad.
To read the full op-ed, click here.
You can read ASP’s report, The New Public Diplomacy Imperative, here.