Wielding 'Soft Power'

McGrath, J. Michael
October 2008
Sea Power;Oct2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p3
The article discusses the consideration given by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard regarding the importance of soft power in providing maritime security, disaster relief and humanitarian assistance. It states that the used of soft power also aims to build new relationships and reaffirming old ties across the globe. It adds that the U.S. sea services were sowing the seeds of relationships that must be nurtured over time.


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