The Public Diplomacy Reader is a 500-page compendium of intellectual and practical tools for the cross-cultural communicator. Designed for students, diplomats, military officers, intelligence... More > professionals and other practitioners, the Reader is meant to be used as an instrument and guide in waging the war of ideas.
Naval War College Professor of Strategy Carnes Lord describes The Public Diplomacy Reader as "a unique and outstanding compilation of materials on public diplomacy."
Former Voice of America Director Robert R. Reilly says the book "brings the wealth of experience and knowledge" of an experienced public diplomacy practitioner to "both students and anyone wishing to win 'the war of ideas.'"
The Public Diplomacy Reader is edited by J. Michael Waller, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Professor of International Communication at The Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C., and author of the ground-breaking 2007 book, Fighting the War of Ideas like a Real War.< Less
A reprint of the historic report of the Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World, this document was submitted to the US Congress in 2003 as a first step toward reforming... More > America's dilapidated strategic communication infrastructure. The bipartisan Advisory Group, chaired by Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian, made a series of recommendations in this report that helped re-shape US public diplomacy.< Less
A reprint of the 2007 national strategy for public diplomacy and strategic communication, released by the US Department of State. This booklet also contains the State Department's public diplomacy... More > accomplishment report for 2005-2006, and comments by Under Secretary of State Karen Hughes. This Crossbow Reprint is the only published version available to the general public.< Less