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    has both a great deal of power and plenty of responsibility. The United States is recognized all throughout the world as its superpower and it has legitimacy to back it up. Even if we were in a decline from being the global hegemony, no other country comes close to our GDP. Many suggest that China is the next hegemony and that they will be the next authority, but no one can really tell by just using raw data alone. As we discussed the debate of what power really looks like and China’s actual position economically, the hard and soft power and how they are connected to the theories of international relations, and our own smart power policy, we really figure out where the United States stands in keeping its position as the global supremacy. As a group, we spoke about how we saw…

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    Soft Power In China

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    necessarily generate more soft power if the country emphasizes on its hard power and doesn’t take advantage of its potential soft power resources to convince others in a soft way. As the largest country in the world in terms of different aspects, China and India are also similar in some aspects that they worth a comparison under the concept of soft power. Firstly, as two of the most ancient civilizations in human history, China and India possess diverse and rich traditional cultures that can be…

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    Soft Power Skills

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    Soft power, also known as personal power, are qualities in which an effective leader must possess; charismatic attraction and emotional inspiration as well as the power of persuasion and non-verbal communication. “Three skills are particularly important for the soft power part of the equation—vision, emotional intelligence and communication” (Business Leadership Qualities, 2009). This paper will discuss how I would increase my personal power while asserting my influence; appealing to a vision or…

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    Soft power in modern day dystopian films and novels often reflect similar tactics used in public diplomacy. In public diplomacy soft power is used for means of control.The film,The Maze Runner, follows Thomas and other adolescents who unknowingly try to find their way out of a maze designed by WCKD and have simultaneously created a functioning society called Glade. The rules that must be followed are presented as forms of protection but in this society, WCKD uses soft power tactics to create a…

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    Japanese Soft Power Essay

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    I. Introduction History has told numerous stories on how mankind used brute force and arms to impose their different ideologies and vision unto others. But, as time progresses, Man started to denounce war as an instrument of policy and relied heavily on peaceful ways to settle dispute and discrepancies. Gone are the days where war was considered as a standard measure to ensure posterity. Non coercive approaches like Soft Power started to gain grounds as a mean of diplomacy and negotiation…

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    LTC Morse Summary

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    LTC Morse’s recommendation to provide more emphasis on soft power through habitually aligned relationships has merit and should be further assessed. In his paper “Regionally Aligned Forces: Less About What it is, More About What it Can Be”, he calls out opportunities for changing the military paradigm from “shape and prevent to win without fighting”. Morse focus of the paper is that building coalitions is about building relationships. The soft power Morse is referring to is largely related to…

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    Secondly, all the powers have very clear problems. One big problem with soft power is that it is difficult to incorporate into government strategy due to its dependency on credibility, and also results often take a long time and the resources used in soft power are not under full government control (83). An example of why soft power may not be successful if implemented in government strategy is with the issue of North Korea’s nuclear weapons because North Korea cannot be stopped with soft power…

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    Soft Power Case Study

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    Definition of Soft Power and How Japan Implement its Soft Power. Power is a capability to do something in order to achieved what people want. In international relations, power could be defined as the a potentiality of a country to achieve the national interest within international dimension (Keohane & Nye, 1998, p. 86). Moreover, there two types of power, these are hard power and soft power. Hard power is the ability of a nation to get something that the country needs in an aggressive way, hard…

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    2013132324 Final Paper Soft Power is a tremendous way of attaining success in world politics if one can use it in an intelligent manner. Japan as an example used it in a very commendable and impressive way since then up to now making it one of the best ever used such approach in diplomacy. Supporting instances as well as the recently talked about Japan hosting on the 2020 Olympics shall be discussed. Japan’s changeover from being a negative imperialist state into a peace loving one…

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    military power and in research and development. In recent years it has been spending more on defense than the rest of the world combined, and its navy enjoys enormous power preponderance over any competitors. In addition, it has a relatively young and dynamic population and enjoys a uniquely secure geopolitical situation. The US economy is basically sound and may well overcome its present difficulties (as it overcame the much greater economic crisis of the 1930s). As a result, the US will remain…

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