Center for Strategic Communication

ISIS De-Demonized: A Review Article

By Patricia Lee Sharpe So the Obama administration has finally fessed up to what’s long been clear to more than a few mere citizens: the millions (or billions) spent to whip allies or elements we like into effective anti-Assad, anti-ISIS (or anti-Taliban) fighters has...

Public Diplomacy Highlighted in TED Talks

Recent years have seen a growing attraction to the informational format of TED talks, 1500 of which are freely accessible on the TED website.  TED’s (Technology, Entertainment and Design) global accessibility via the World Wide Web in 40 languages provides viewers...

Under the Veil of Discourse

By: Teresa Lappe-Osthege A critical analysis of statements by Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri reveal a fragmented and weakened Al Qaeda disguising its internal incoherence and lack of appealing strategic and political…