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USA Today features IWP research on weaponizing ridicule

Date: March 23, 2006

A recently-published white paper on the use of ridicule as an instrument of political warfare by  IWP Professor J. Michael Waller has been recognized in the opinion pages of USA Today and is topic of discussion in the blogosphere.

Author Peter Schweizer posited that “in a brilliant new white paper on public diplomacy, Michael Waller, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg chair in International Communication at The Institute of World Politics, makes a strong case for America’s employing a new powerful weapon against the terrorists: ridicule.”

Download file Ridicule: An instrument in the war on terrorism