Asia Soft Power Survey 2008
English | 18 pages | PDF | 1.4 MB
June 17, 2008 - Report Reveals China Lags Behind U.S. in Using Non-Military “Soft Power” to Gain Influence in Asia. Today, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the East Asia Institute (EAI) released a major new report, Soft Power in Asia 2008. The report provides an eye-opening look at how China, just months before it is set to take the world’s center stage during the 2008 Summer Olympics, still ranks below the United States as a multifaceted power in the opinion of its Asian neighbours.