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About Nicolas Tenzer

Director of the French journal Le Banquet, senior civil servant. His last book: Quand la France disparąt du monde (When France Disappears from the World), Paris, Grasset, 2008, arises from a two year research project on the foreign strategy and international expertise for the French Government.

Articles by Nicolas Tenzer

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Where is soft power?

The soft power of nations is exercised through a complex web of relationships -- often at junior levels --  in multi-lateral institutions, academic centres, think tanks, NGOs and the media. The good news is that the proper exercise fo soft power requires an open approach to power domestically.
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