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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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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