Paper Presentaion: Soft power - A Foreign Policy Tool
Interview questions our intern Maitha Khalid will be answering during her final paper presentation.
- You make a correlation b/w soft power and foreign policy leverage, can you please define what the term ‘soft power’ means?
- Why did you choose to investigate the concept of ‘soft power’ within the context/parameters of politics?
- In your research, you emphasize the significance of ‘cultural context’ when looking at soft power in the Middle East, why is that (explain what you mean by cultural context)?
- How do you evaluate the UAE’s success in garnering ‘soft power’?
- How has the UAE been able to ‘develop’ soft power?
- What were the key challenges you faced while conducting your research on this concept?
- How would you compare US vs UAE soft power tactics and perceptions in the global community at large?