During the Cold War, American actions — both hard and soft power — were steeped in information and data. Intelligence guided the stick — the growth of our nuclear arsenal and the space program — and information guided the carrot — U.S. engagement with the world; the way we explained our policies and values.
Brodsky, Lauren. "Informed Diplomacy: What Trump Can Learn From JFK." WBUR Cognoscenti, April 28, 2017.