The Foreign Service Journal, May 2017
Published by the American Foreign Service Association
76 pp. 7.4 MB
This month, the focus on global health diplomacy offers an angle on the importance of effective soft power to serve national security goals. Relationships, partnerships, ties that can bind and bend but not break under pressure are what America needs and what diplomacy and development build. In this close look at global health diplomacy, the authors share how the United States works with partners around the world to prevent the spread of dangerous diseases like HIV/AIDS, Ebola and Zika. And they throw light on the positive, nonlinear effects of this work.