Post Tagged with: "Diplomacy"

Trump, China, and the History of Hawkish Republican Campaign Rhetoric

Trump, China, and the History of Hawkish Republican Campaign Rhetoric

Trump may ‘normalise’ his attitude to China after inauguration. If he does not, the consequences of such a strategy of provocation are potentially catastrophic.

Interview – Carne Ross

Interview – Carne Ross

Independent diplomat Carne Ross talks about the surprising influence of non-state actors, power politics and anarchy, as well as the poverty of academic IR.

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

China’s opposition to India’s admission to the NSG appears a systemic attempt at discrimination against India – a visibly responsible nuclear power.

Sanctioning the DPRK? This Time It’s All about Implementation Not Design

Sanctioning the DPRK? This Time It’s All about Implementation Not Design

There are reasons to doubt whether extended sanctions against North Korea will produce the outcomes that key players want to achieve

Interpreting Diplomacy: The Approach of the Early English School

Interpreting Diplomacy: The Approach of the Early English School

Abandoning interpretivism has paid dividends for the English School. Yet, it continues to be dogged by criticism that it is complacent when it comes to matters of method.

UK-China Relations: A New Model of Influence?

UK-China Relations: A New Model of Influence?

It will be some time before the effects of the UK’s recent investment engagement strategy towards China become clear; if it pays off it may be a new template of influence

Iran Is Part of the Problem, Part of the Solution

Iran Is Part of the Problem, Part of the Solution

Geostrategic reality, shrewd political moves and the short-sighted policies of its adversaries have enhanced the role of Iran in any future dispensation in Syria.

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Interview – Nori Katagiri

Dr. Katagiri discusses his latest book on insurgencies, military strategies and cooperation and Japanese-American perceptions on security, politics and the world.

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Reactions to US operations in the South China Sea demonstrate that China and the United States seem to have established a working protocol for issues they disagree on

Review – Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Review – Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Le Mière sheds light on an area of diplomacy that has largely been overlooked despite its growing importance in the maritime century.

Secret Diplomacy and the “Dirty Hand” Problem

Secret Diplomacy and the “Dirty Hand” Problem

The classical “dirty hand” problem cannot be completely solved, but it can be reasonably mitigated if the context of the case is being carefully taken into account.

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