Paul Chambres is a European Union Affairs Advisor based principally out of Paris, France. For the past two decades, he has helped North American businesses develop and implement strategies for investing and expanding operations in Europe. After growing up in North Carolina, Paul completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in the United Kingdom. As a consultant, he worked extensively in Eastern Europe as the region transitioned to free market economies, before shifting focus to Western European markets. Paul is also a husband, father and die-hard conservative. He enjoys writing and blogging and has contributed to major publications in the United Kingdom and United States.
Conservatives should embrace soft power to spread America's influence around the world and combat tryanny and injustice. The use of hard power, especially in Syria, could not accomplish the same goals.