The Soft Power Hoax | Common Dreams

Posted: August 3, 2015 in American Politics, Democracy, Economy, Middle East

U.S. officials love the idea of “soft power,” a concept that applies non-violent means – from propaganda to culture – to induce foreign countries to conform to Washington’s wishes. But the arrogance of the approach has alienated, rather than attracted, many people around the world.

by Mike Lofgren

via The Soft Power Hoax | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.

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