USA Today cites Waller’s strategy on weaponizing ridicule

(Institute of World Politics news release)  A recently-published white paper on the use of ridicule as an instrument of political warfare by  IWP Professor J. Michael Waller has been recognized in the opinion pages of USA Today and is topic of discussion in the blogosphere.

Author Peter Schweizer posited that “in a brilliant new white paper on public diplomacy, Michael Waller, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg chair in International Communication at The Institute of World Politics, makes a strong case for America’s employing a new powerful weapon against the terrorists: ridicule.”

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Click here for the USA Today article, published March 23, 2006.