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Committee on Public Information

Propaganda, Public Diplomacy and the Smith-Mundt Act

John Brown | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
John Brown

Propaganda is an instrument of war used by a government, primarily but not exclusively, against a present or possibly future enemy, and a democratic government should not propagandize its own people.

U.S. Diplomat Peter Van Buren Speaks About American Public Diplomacy

John Brown | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
John Brown

"Any communications strategy plays second to reality. So as long as deaths from misplaced drone attacks, atrocities by soldiers and videos of Abu Ghraib exist, you are not going to fool anyone regardless of how many tweets you send out."

Obama Isn't Doing Enough to Scare America, says Christian Science Monitor

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

According to the Christian Science Monitor, if you protest being molested in an airport, that's a sure sign that you are not afraid of Al Qaeda. And that's a problem on both fronts.