Wednesday , 11 December 2013

Of note:
  • It's International Mountain Day! Climb something!

About Ryan Allen

  • Ryan M. Allen is a representative of the American International Education Development Council, a non-profit organization that connects educators in China to counterparts in the U.S. He is also an adjunct lecturer at Berkeley College and is currently researching politics and education at Teachers College-Columbia University in New York.
Risking Soft Power for Message Control

Risking Soft Power for Message Control

China has invested in soft power considerably, but it risks it all by insisting on complete control of the message. This week, the China blogosphere was set ablaze over two high profile revelations re ...

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America’s One-way Asia Pivot

America’s One-way Asia Pivot

Obama declared that the US would pivot to Asia in 2010.  Public diplomacy efforts since reveal a failure to commit. On Sept 24, when US President Barack Obama gave his speech in front of the United Na ...

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International Students: Soft Power Lost

International Students: Soft Power Lost

International students are not soft power givens for host countries. Many fail to integrate without proper support. There is a certain assurance that the comparative international education community ...

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