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Father of Soft Power Theory, Joseph Nye, contributes toward the book “Remaking the World – The Age of Global Enlightenment”

Professor Joseph Nye, Member of BGF Board of Thinkers, contributed his ideas toward the book, below are some of his writings for the book:

“The moral issue is not whether you protect the national interest. It’s whether you define the national interest broadly enough so that what’s good for you is good for others as well. And that’s where I think we have failed in this current crisis.”

“We’re seeing a slight decline in economic globalization. That was already underway, but I think it will be increased by the effects of the pandemic. But the one thing we’re not seeing that many people predicted is the authoritarian model proving to be more powerful than the democratic model.”