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Soft Power vs Hard Power

If You Want To Increase Your Power And Effectiveness, Consider Adopting More Soft Power! This Article explains WHY and HOW.

The rise of Western Authoritarianism has given a lot of people virtual heart attacks. 1,102 more words


Power in International Relations

The behavioral definition of power is useful to analysts and historians who devote considerable time reconstructing the past, but to politicians and leaders, it is ephemeral since the ability to control others can only happen with possession of resource such as population, territory, natural resources, economy, military and political stability. 789 more words

International Relations

The Superiority of Soft Power by UKIP

 The traditional perception of ‘strong leadership’ is the use of Hard Power. However, it will become apparent that Soft Power is the superior form of leadership. 2,290 more words

Colin Powell's Response to the Archbishop of Canterbury

“…And I don’t have to think I anything to be ashamed of or apologize for with respect to the what America has done for the world. 109 more words


The Origins of the Market Economy: State Power, Territorial Control & Modes of War Fighting.


The Origins of the Market Economy: State Power, Territorial Control, and Modes of War Fighting.


The origin and spread of money-based commodity markets is normally attributed to a natural evolution from barter and is usually seen as a solution to problems of exchange. 145 more words

Military History

How China in Young People’s Mind: Generalizing Perspective and Magnified

China is rise to be a new emerging great powers in the world due to its economic power that develop 50 times in 50 years. 2,450 more words


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