Center for Strategic Communication

Saudis Playing with Fire

By Patricia Lee Sharpe If the documents recently made public on Wikileaks are authentic, and they appear to be, then Saudi Arabia seems to be doing a more ambitious job of public diplomacy than the U.S., its originator and once thoroughly competent practitioner. ...

The US and Southeast Asia: Then and Now

By Patricia H Kushlis In three days, the international media will have long forgotten last week’s centenary of the Armenian “genocide” and moved on to the fortieth anniversary of the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, an event in history which still reigns as a...

But What Will China Choose? A Review Article

 By Patricia Lee Sharpe Hugh White’s 180-page book The China Choice: Why We Should Share Power has an important point to make, but terseness is not always a virtue. Primers can be as off-putting as tomes, and this primer is more like a plumped up outline or a script...