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The Struggle for ‘ Global Opinion ’ and the War on Iraq : The Global Internet-based Anti-War / Peace Movement

@inproceedings{Seppl2007TheSF,
  title={The Struggle for ‘ Global Opinion ’ and the War on Iraq : The Global Internet-based Anti-War / Peace Movement},
  author={T. Sepp{\"a}l{\"a}},
  year={2007}
}
  • T. Seppälä
  • Published 2007
  • The purpose of the paper is to raise a question of whether it is possible to regard the global internet-based antiwar/peace movement as a challenger to the premises of the U.S. foreign policy and U.S. power. The anti-war movement, like most transnational social movement organizations (TSMOs), does not possess much hard power but in terms of soft power, which has become increasingly important in the global information age (Nye 2004), it is doing significantly better. Not only the role of soft… CONTINUE READING

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