Matthew Wallin

Senior Policy Analyst at American Security Project. Information dispenser, photographer, living historian. Views (and photos) are my own.


America’s Public Diplomacy at a Crossroads


America’s public diplomacy (PD), the process by which the U.S. builds relationships with foreign publics and uses communications techniques to advance foreign policy objectives, is at yet another crossroads—and it is one we have seen several times before. The story of U.S. public diplomacy over the past 14 years is akin to that of traveling a…


America’s Public Diplomacy at a Crossroads


America’s public diplomacy (PD), the process by which the U.S. builds relationships with foreign publics and uses communications techniques to advance foreign policy objectives, is at yet another crossroads—and it is one we have seen several times before. The story of U.S. public diplomacy over the past 14 years is akin to that of traveling a…