A few days ago I gave a talk over at the State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs about blogging in the Middle East. Darren Krape, one of the participants, helpfully wrote up the talk over on his blog. From the talk and the subsquent discussion, he extracted five of my recommendations for how the U.S. should approach "web-based public diplomacy". Anyone interested should go check it out.
Marc Lynch is associate professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.