More than 300 Egyptian riot police form a ring around protesters during an anti-American demonstration in 2002 in Cairo, Egypt. (Gannett News Service,
Heather Martin Morrissey)
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U.S. battling image as
Is the United States benevolent or arrogant?
Hypocritical or heroic? The answer depends largely on where in the world
Strength of its culture
makes U.S. loved, hated on the Arab street
Essay: Perception of U.S. and
its policies lends
to combustible environment
Bush administration struggles
to build U.S. 'brand' abroad
The United States is using public diplomacy
to reach foreign publics — as opposed to government officials —
through broadcasts, exchange programs, speaking tours, articles in foreign
papers, and the Internet.
History of public diplomacy
New threats test U.S. and its leaders
Dealing with the world has become much more
complicated since threats shifted from superpower rivalries to terrorism
by extremists and rogue nations.