Among the advocates for smart power are military generals and admirals, business leaders, and NGOs involved daily in development and diplomacy. Each of these groups takes great care to build positive relationships around the world. If the United States was a product, its brand would be the value system we espouse, including being the champions of human rights and the values outlined in our Constitution. Our influence abroad was earned and has grown because of our willingness to share our treas
This past month I was twice astounded by the generosity of Jacksonville’s International Community. First at the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida then at Pisco's Peruvian Restaurant.