19 Nov '12, 7am

Britain tops this global 'soft power' list (but for how much longer with #visamadness?)

Britain tops this global 'soft power' list (but for how much longer with #visamadness?)

No longer the purview of foreign policy wonks, soft power is now firmly embedded in the dispatches, speeches, and discourse of senior diplomats, world leaders, and news editors across the globe – and with good reason. The rapidly evolving nature of world politics is throwing up a host of new challenges for the practitioners of statecraft. A shifting balance of global power and the effects of instant information have made soft power a critical component of foreign policy strategies.

Full article: http://www.monocle.com/sections/affairs/Magazine-Articles...

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