Anti-Americanism and the Limits of Public Diplomacy: Winning by Stephen Brooks

By Stephen Brooks

Contrary to the view held through many that research American overseas coverage, public international relations has seldom performed a decisive function within the success of the country's overseas coverage goals. the explanations for this usually are not that the regulations and interventions are ill-conceived or badly accomplished, even though this is often occasionally the case. fairly, the standards that restrict the effectiveness of public international relations lie nearly totally outdoors the keep watch over of yank policy-makers. particularly, the resistance of international opinion-leaders to principles and knowledge approximately American reasons and activities that don't sq. with their pre-conceived notions of the us and its actions on the earth is a gigantic and maybe insurmountable wall that limits the impression of public international relations.

This ebook doesn't finish that public international relations has no position within the repertoire of yankee international coverage. in its place, the expectancies held for this smooth strength software have to be extra sensible. Public international relations shouldn't be seen as an alternative for demanding strength instruments which are prone to be correlated with real American impact in preference to the a little bit nebulous inspiration of yankee standing.

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