Small Wars Journal

Conversation with Richard Armitage and Joseph Nye

Charlie Rose Show - A Conversation with Richard Armitage and Joseph Nye, Center for Strategic and International Studies Commission on Soft Power

America's image and influence are in decline around the world. To maintain a leading role in global affairs, the United States must move from eliciting fear and anger to inspiring optimism and hope.

In 2006, CSIS launched a bipartisan Commission on Smart Power to develop a vision to guide America's global engagement. This report lays out the commission's findings and a discrete set of recommendations for how the next president of the United States, regardless of political party, can implement a smart power strategy.