Tag Archives: Soft Power

The National Interest: Blog: Leslie Gelb: What Should Be The Purpose of American Power?

The National Interest: Blog: Lesley Gelb: What Should Be The Purpose of American Power? I believe Les Gelb has the right attitude here and he’s someone who knows about American Power being the President of the Council of Foreign Relations. … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Michael T. Klare: ‘Hard Power, Soft Power & Energy Power’

  “The debate over whether U.S. interests abroad are better served by hard power—coercive means such as military force—or soft power—less aggressive means of persuasion, such as diplomacy, economic aid, and propaganda—is perennial. Since becoming president, Barack Obama has emphasized … Continue reading

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Washington Free Beacon: Opinion: Matthew Continetti: “The Old New Europe”: Defining Soft Power

The Obama Doctrine Washington Free Beacon: Opinion: Matthew Continetti: The New Old Europe Look I’m not crazy about President Obama’s foreign policy right now either. Just three years ago and even through 2012 I thought I had a pretty good … Continue reading

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