Post Tagged with: "Diplomacy"

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 2

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 2

Tweets Matter. If Trump creates a perception of reality through informational sources that are not rigorous or complete, his positions will be deficient.

Learning from History in Shaping Foreign Policy – A Theoretical Framework

Learning from History in Shaping Foreign Policy – A Theoretical Framework

Learning from history entails a reasoned analysis of the decision-making process as whole, and not only of the decision itself that was ultimately adopted.

Has the United Nations Become Irrelevant?

Has the United Nations Become Irrelevant?

Seismic shifts in the global geopolitical landscape and other existential issues make the UN more relevant today than ever before in the seven decades of its existence.

Diplomacy Is the Art of Enhancing Power

Diplomacy Is the Art of Enhancing Power

Diplomacy is the art of restraining force and enhancing power, with the unintentional effect of a reduction of power.

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

In today’s interconnected world, effective and skilful diplomacy is vital to ensure that humankind can navigate an ever-growing list of shared challenges that may be our undoing if left unresolved.

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.

Image by Nori Katagiri

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.

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