Council Books

The Last Three Feet: Case Studies in Public Diplomacy

Edited by William P. Kiehl
2012 Public Diplomacy Council / PDWorldwide International Consultants


Case studies in the current practice of public diplomacy written by contemporary practitioners constitute a unique resource for scholars, students, working public diplomats and others with an interest in how policy relates to action in an overseas environment.

The latest book in the Public Diplomacy Series published by the Public Diplomacy Council will be available on September 1 on Amazon, on Kindle and at quality independent book stores nationwide. The book will be available on international Amazon and Kindle sites as well.


Local Voices/Global Perspectives: Challenges Ahead for U.S. International Media

Edited by Alan Heil
2008 Public Diplomacy Council


The anthology brings together exclusive contributions of 22 specialists in the field and examines issues facing publicly-funded overseas networks in a rapidly changing world of digital, web-based media and new distribution technologies.

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America's Dialogue with the World

Edited by William P. Kiehl
2006 Public Diplomacy Council


This anthology is an outgrowth of the Council's forum in October 2005. Eleven writers discuss the substance of communication between Americans and those of other nations, and the ways in which the dialogue takes place. Editor William Kiehl concludes: "Americans can do a much better job of listening as they carry out their relationships with the world, but the world, too, can do a better job of articulating its thoughts to America."


Engaging the Arab & Islamic Worlds through Public Diplomacy: A Report and Action Recommendations

Edited by William A. Rugh
2004 Public Diplomacy Council


This book follows the Council's forum in February 2004. Eleven seasoned professionals analyze specific tools of public diplomacy including foreign exchange programs, television broadcasting and face-to-face dialogue and show how a mix of new and classic methods can help us interact more succesfully with people in Arab and Muslim countries.