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Preventing the Clash: Reexamining U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Middle East

  title={Preventing the Clash: Reexamining U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Middle East},
  author={Clifton Martin},
This paper analyzes U.S. public diplomacy in the Middle East. In explaining the concept of public diplomacy itself and its evolution in the United States, four factors are identified as most crucial to the capabilities and limitations of U.S. public diplomacy in the region: U.S. foreign policy options, institutions, strategies, and tools. These factors are shown to affect the outcome of U.S. public diplomacy programming in the Middle East and are the foundation for a new U.S. public diplomacy… 

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