America Abroad: Explaining America

U.S. public diplomacy was a critical weapon in the Cold War, but today America is shooting blanks in the information war. Explaining America visited Morocco to explore how Al Qaeda recruiters have found followers, while America's message falls flat. It then traveled to Egypt where public diplomacy efforts focus on a long-term payoff. And it ended by reviewing America's efforts to present itself to the world over the last century.

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