Robert Daly

Robert Daly

Robert Daly is the director of the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, and has served as a US diplomat in Beijing and an interpreter for Chinese and US leaders. He was head of the China programmes at Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, and the University of Maryland. He was a producer of Chinese-language versions of Sesame Street.

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Opinion | Why George Floyd protests do not mark the death of US soft power, despite China’s glee

The global marches show that many nations still identify with aspects of American culture and that America’s pluralistic society and values remain attractive. Conversely, the China story Beijing wants told has limited appeal to the rest of the world.

10 Jun 2020 - 11:51AM

The global marches show that many nations still identify with aspects of American culture and that America’s pluralistic society and values remain attractive. Conversely, the China story Beijing wants told has limited appeal to the rest of the world.

Why George Floyd protests do not mark the death of US soft power, despite China’s glee