By Darrell Ezell

The US's once-enthusiastic dedication to revive reliable family with the Muslim international has diminished significantly because Obama's 2009 Cairo speech. This e-book tackles Washington's lagging engagement with the Muslim global and offers a roadmap for the way the USA can use public international relations to re-engage it.

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This pre-Constitutional act served as a clause supporting religious tolerance, giving freedom to all Virginians to practice the religious denomination of their choice. This act prevented the state of Virginia from establishing its own state religion and from taxing the dissenters of the Anglican Church. 26 What is of central importance to our discussion is the way in which the Virginia case aided in constructing a plan to promote sacredsecular relations between state actors and nonelites in the new republic.

16 Both America’s energy interests and its agenda on democratization throughout the Arab world contributed to a historical process of adverse foreign policymaking that undermined post-9/11 public diplomacy efforts. Ensuring Washington’s foreign policy agenda required leading a Western-led military campaign in two predominantly Muslim countries, while employing one-sided public diplomacy initiatives to pacify global Islamic communities. These one-sided transmission models of communication moved from Washington to the Muslim world as the aspirations and perspective of nonelites fell upon deaf ears.

In doing so, we will comprehend how a narrow post-9/11 American public diplomacy campaign failed in its attempt in building relations with the Muslim world. As the foundational elements of public diplomacy focus on promoting broad opportunities that are inclusive, it is evident why failure occurred, and how post-9/11 public diplomacy is regarded as paradoxical, due especially to: (i) America’s adverse foreign policy in the Arab and larger Muslim world, (ii) the State Department’s application of one-sided messaging attempts that overlapped public diplomacy with nation branding, and (iii) discounting the role of religion and culture when analyzing the social terrain of Muslim majority nations.

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