soft power


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soft power

n
the ability to achieve one's goals without force, esp by diplomacy, persuasion, etc. Compare hard power
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The three-day campaign, dubbed "We are all Egyptian ambassadors", aims to display Egypt's resources of soft power through publishing informative material on social media, the ministry said in a statement.
Like soft power, sharp power targets people through non-military influence and information, but unlike soft power, it distorts the perception of reality to achieve the goals of the government wielding it.
Donald Trump's presidency has eroded America's soft power.
Some sceptics reply that soft power does not matter.
Trump's defenders reply that soft power does not matter.
Summary: Russia and China tend to do poorly in global public opinion surveys and indices of soft power, reinforcing the notion that attraction and persuasion are incompatible with authoritarianism
Ali said that the fair chose El-Sharakawy since he is a great example of the significance of soft power.
Whereas soft power harnesses the allure of culture and values to augment a country's strength, sharp power helps authoritarian regimes compel behaviour at home and manipulate opinion abroad.
The panel discussion included an open dialogue between speakers and attendees on the concept and forms of the soft power in China, its new foreign policies, political positions and cultural and economic roles in the Middle East.
David Weinberg, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a non-profit, non-partisan policy institute focusing on foreign policy and national security, said that Doha's soft power ambitions had seen it build relationships with "terrorists.
Soft Power and the Worldwide Promotion of Chinese Language Learning: The Confucius Institute Project
The Pursuit of Harmony and Win-win: China's Soft Power and its Overseas Compatriot (Hexie yu gongying: Haiwai qiaobao yu zhongguo ruan-shili).