Sunday, February 26, 2006

The Velvet Glove

Joseph S. Nye Jr., writing in Foreign Policy, explores the concept of soft power.

It's the sort of concept that would get 10 extra points for creativity in an international relations seminar but note how vague he gets when it comes to providing specifics.

Soft power only appears to be effective when hard power is backing it up.

Click here for the article.

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