Posts tagged with ‘ soft power ’

Preserving Britain’s influence will require more than a redeployment of its diplomats

, 13 May 2011

On Wednesday, the Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the future of Britain’s diplomatic network.

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Why Britain’s global role stands at a precarious juncture

, 7 December 2010

Coined 20 years ago by Harvard academic Joseph Nye, soft power has become an increasingly ubiquitous term. Simply put, it is the ability of a state to achieve a desired outcome through the leveraging of legitimacy – or better still, attraction.

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