My own minor, rather frivolous, contribution to the creation of the new diplomatic jargon -- pubic diplomacy -- did not appeal to the wordmasters of the universe. But it does occasionally appears as a typo in some U.S. Embassy internal memoranda.
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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.
Ban Ki-moon must move quickly to appoint an Under Secretary General to lead a new UN women's agency. Selecting a leader should be based not on national quotas, politics or horse-trading.
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