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Russia: ICT Strategy Towards Knowledge Society


ICT Strategy Towards Knowledge Society


Russia is heavily investing and developing into Information and Communication Technologies (ICT’s) with the purpose of leading the way towards creating a knowledge society and using ICT’s soft power abilities as a tool to corrode and sway influence from the West, i.e. 9,174 more words

Hard Power

Answered on Quora 2015.03.17

Is China aggressive and will become a hegemonic nation as the U.S?

Answer by 閔俊榮 (Jeric Mina):

I don’t think China will become a world power at par with the US anytime soon or, at least, in my lifetime. 303 more words

Research And Development

Maybe we still need the USA to be the world's policeman

In Episode 7 of ‘The West Wing’ there is an episode called “The Cold”. Towards the end of it, the fictional President Jed Bartlett (played by Martin Sheen), explains to two Presidential candidates why he feels he has to order US troops into Kazakhstan 21 days before the upcoming election. 867 more words


Zimbabwe As A Product Of Soft Power & Hard Power

Having been born in Zimbabwe and spending a small time living  there as a toddler I was able to experience Zimbabwe’s economic high during 1995-2001 at a time when Zimbabwe was known as the jewel of Africa. 543 more words


Soft Power Vs Hard Power

The term power has proven difficult to define due to the broadness of the term. But it can be universally defined as ‘having the authority to achieve a desired outcome’. 402 more words


Different types of power

In his book Soft Power: The means to success in world politics, Joseph S. Nye (2004) compares power with love, arguing that is easier to experience than to define or measure, but no less real for that. 766 more words

International Relations