jan 1, 2014 - 100k
Educational initiatives, such as President Obama’s 100K Strong, whose initial goal of seeing 100,000 Americans studying in China by 2014 was surpassed.
This is an example of soft power because the U.S is not using any force to influence in this country, also the fact the he is making ties with China makes it an act of globalism and internationalism.
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American Foreign Policy During the Cold War