The influence business is no longer about votes up or down on particular measures that may emerge in Congress or policies made in the White House. This is about setting agendas, deciding what should, and should not, be brought up for hearings and legislation.
Public diplomacy involves long-term strategies, and the mix of hopes and concerns so clearly reflected in the responses to the Arab youth survey should be integrated into the planning of public diplomacy programs directed at this part of the world.
Like a big chess game, Tiger's advisors are desperately trying to figure out their next several moves. This is no longer a PR mess, it's a grim train wreck of epic proportions. What's happening behind the scenes?