Psychological Diplomacy (PsyDip) is diplomacy that makes use of psychological tools, including psychological theories, research, and interventions. It is the diplomatic counterpart to Psychological Warfare (PsyWar). Whereas PsyWar uses psychology to reach military objectives, PsyDip uses psychology to reach diplomatic objectives. This blog both invents the term Psychological Diplomacy and actively explores the possibility that psychology can improve international relations.
*Disclaimer: This is an individual, non-governmental blog.
Monday, January 24, 2011
PsyDip usually doesn't post articles from China's state-run media, but this one really showcases how a lot of Chinese people view the U.S. and as such is worth a read. What do you think, does the author have a valid point?...