Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication
America's Extended Hand: Assessing the Obama Administration's Global Engagement Strategy
By Kristin M. Lord and Marc Lynch
Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Read the 60-page report from the Center for New American Security on President Obama's invigorated effort to restore America's relationship with the world written by two leading experts on public diplomacy, Kristin Lord and Marc Lynch. The paper assesses the administration's global public engagement strategy and its implementation to date.
Dr. Kristin M. Lord is Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security and a member of the Walter Roberts Endowment Board, which provides generous funding for the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication.
Dr. Marc Lynch is Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies at the George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Lynch is also a member of the IPDGC advisory board and the Walter Roberts Endowment Board.