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Hard vs Soft Power as Metaphor

One lament that I heard at the International Studies Association this year was the fact that ‘mainstream’ International Relations doesn’t attach much importance to questions of narrative, metaphor and meaning, that is to ‘soft’ aspects of world politics. 381 more words

Soft Power

Another Chief Stands Up!

Why Cops Need to Support Justice Reforms

“Criminal justice reform demands strong, tenacious and visionary leadership—not only by individual law enforcement agencies, but on the part of politicians.”

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Perluasan Isu Internasional; Hard Power menuju Soft Power

Oleh Satya Wira Wicaksana*

Perluasan prioritas negara dari hard power menuju soft power dimulai semenjak berakhirnya Perang Dingin. Hal ini bertolak dari ketakutan masyarakat internasional mengenai perang dan dampaknya. 1,170 more words


II. Tributary States 2.0: Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank

The bears got it wrong on China
Sam Ahmed
JAN 29, 2016, 5:00 AM SGT
Source  –Straits Times, published Jan 29, 2016

2016 welcomed the global economy with a meltdown in China. 1,210 more words

Soft Power

Learning from Soft Power: A Need for Soft Healing in the 21st Century.

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Learning from Soft Power: A Need for Soft Healing in the 21st Century.


The limitations of direct military intervention—“hard power”—for achieving foreign policy are increasingly highlighted by international events. 146 more words

Health & Medical

In what ways authoritarianism has been an obstacle for development in the Middle East?

Writing this essay from the commodity of living in a free country where one can surf the internet in search of any type of information without any restrictions or even more significant, being able to write about anything, no matter it’s political, religious or ideological content is a luxury. 1,920 more words

International Relations

[Repost]China military parade commemorates WW2 victory over Japan

China has held a lavish parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two, showcasing its military might on an unprecedented scale. 502 more words