Post Tagged with: "Diplomacy"

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.

Statebuilding Failure in South Sudan

Statebuilding Failure in South Sudan

When South Sudan gained independence, it was easy to predict that the path towards the construction of a new state would have been full of obstacles.

Review – EU Foreign Policy and Crisis Management Operations

Review – EU Foreign Policy and Crisis Management Operations

Pohl’s exceptional analysis of the EU’s CSDP disputes traditional realist arguments that it exists to counter-balance the US.

Phronesis, Morgenthau and Diplomacy

Phronesis, Morgenthau and Diplomacy

Morgenthau’s insights into diplomatic practice and his invocation of the Aristotelian idea of phronesis might help us to see the difficulties of diplomatic life today.

Eastern Mediterranean Gas: Muscles and Diplomacy

Eastern Mediterranean Gas: Muscles and Diplomacy

The vast gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean bring many hopes; for a greater regional cooperation, opening of a dialogue on the most burning issues, and strengthening of Israeli security.

Beyond Chemical Weapons Control: Securing a Ceasefire and Broadening the Diplomatic Agenda on Syria

Beyond Chemical Weapons Control: Securing a Ceasefire and Broadening the Diplomatic Agenda on Syria

With diplomatic relations improving between the US and Russia, it is time to consider diplomacy-driven measures to achieve a UN Security Council Resolution that establishes a durable Syrian peace process.

The Diplomacy of the Holy See in the Modern Era

The Diplomacy of the Holy See in the Modern Era

The Holy See, lacking a territorial agenda, plays a unique role around the world today, and its diplomacy remains as relevant to humanity in the 21st century as it has been in the past.

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Whilst there is hardly any doubt as to the existence of four of the five major institutions of international society identified by Hedley Bull, this is not the case with the fifth institution: great power management.

Opportunity and Peril in the North Korean Standoff

Opportunity and Peril in the North Korean Standoff

Most pundits have determined that Kim Jong Un has consolidated power and is now about to, irrationally, strike out against South Korea and her allies. But, what if this assumption is an error?

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

Designating and even vilifying actors with the label of ‘terrorist’ is a highly subjective matter. So how do we address the issue of negotiating with ‘terrorists’ without drowning in a quagmire of subjectivity?

How to Promote a Perspicacious Intercultural Dialogue?

How to Promote a Perspicacious Intercultural Dialogue?

Rather than a “Clash of Civilizations”, Senghass argues there is a clash within civilizations and it should be met with a thoughtful and engaging dialogue that promotes peace and development.

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