Soft Power Over Ranking of 2016


The Soft Power 30 is determined by a composite index that combines both objective metrics of countries’ soft power resources and subjective international polling data. This dualistic approach has created what we believe to be the world’s most comprehensive and accurate index of soft power to date.

Source: The Soft Power 30


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