ASP’s Matthew Wallin published an op-ed today in Medium exploring the current state of America’s public diplomacy. Expressing concern over recent developments, Wallin wrote:
The past decade has seen America moving from crisis to crisis, whether that comes in the form of tweets gone awry, prisoner abuse, or leaked classified documents. Though these types of incidents each present challenges of their own, what the U.S. desperately needs is a more effective, coordinated system for establishing, building and maintaining relationships with publics abroad—and the average American needs to feel they are a part of it.
Read the rest of the piece here.