Tom Fletcher CMG is the former UK Ambassador to Lebanon and a Visiting Professor at New York University and the Diplomatic Academy. He campaigns for global education, the UK's creative industries, and the power of social media to create positive change.
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Naked Diplomacy :

Power and Statecraft in the Digital Age

This book looks at how technology is changing power and diplomacy, as it always has. The Digital Age will put many professions, ideas and states out of business, and shift power away from governments. It will make it harder to marshall the coalitions needed to confront growing global challenges, from migration to poverty to terrorism. There will be winners and losers. How can diplomacy regain its mojo, and play its part in helping citizens use the superpower at their disposal?

'A diplomatic genius' Gordon Brown (2017)

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