John Brown

John Brown is Adjunct Professor of Liberal Studies at Georgetown University, where he has taught courses about public diplomacy. A former American diplomat, Brown resigned from the Foreign Service in opposition to the planned war in Iraq, stating in his resignation letter to Secretary of State Powell that "The president's disregard for views in other nations, borne out by his neglect of public diplomacy, is giving birth to an anti-American century."

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Monday, March 18, 2013
Iraq, 10 Years Later: Why Bush Did Wrong
Letter of Resignation by John H. Brown, Foreign Service officer (posted ten years ago on Common Dreams ): To: Secretary of State Colin Powell March 10, 2003 Dear Mr. Secretary:
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Sunday, March 22, 2009
Public Diplomacy: Stop the Solemnity!
The Obama administration isn't talking much about "public diplomacy" these days.
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