Post Tagged with: "Diplomacy"

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Good Cop, Bad Cop

European Allies must decide whether or not to honor America as a global intervener by naming the new NATO headquarters building after John McCain.

Parliamentary Diplomacy as ‘Track 1 1/2 Diplomacy’ in Conflict Resolution

Parliamentary Diplomacy as ‘Track 1 1/2 Diplomacy’ in Conflict Resolution

Parliamentary diplomacy in conflict resolution can be conceived as a form of track1 1/2 diplomacy, as it is in the position to combine official and unofficial diplomacy.

Russia, the West and the Growing Gap between Narratives

Russia, the West and the Growing Gap between Narratives

In such a confrontational situation, both parties need to better understand each other’s narratives. To be more effective, the Russia-West diplomacy may use narrative analysis and negotiations.

Diplomacy and the End of Foreign Policy as We Know It

Diplomacy and the End of Foreign Policy as We Know It

The future global environment might depend less on the attractions of defining ‘rational actors’, and more on finding ways forward in much messier than before processes.

China’s Economic Multilateral Diplomacy

China’s Economic Multilateral Diplomacy

China seeks its moment of inclusion globally. Simultaneously, it seeks not just inclusivity but centrality within alternative forms of international organisation.

Insider and Outsider: Israel’s Demons in the New Millennium

Insider and Outsider: Israel’s Demons in the New Millennium

As Israel consolidated its place in the Middle East, few anymore questioned its right to exist – but many questioned its right to exist within its expansionist borders.

The Imponderables of Middle Eastern Diplomacy

The Imponderables of Middle Eastern Diplomacy

Unlike almost every other conflict, where borders have been inscribed in earlier agreements, those between Israel and Palestine have changed dramatically – with each change shrinking Palestine.

African Diplomacy and the Development of Self-Awareness

African Diplomacy and the Development of Self-Awareness

African diplomacy has not only come of age, but brings something new of benefit to the continent and possibly to the wider world.

China: When the Dragon Wakes

China: When the Dragon Wakes

Napoleon said that the world should beware the sleeping dragon, lest it awake. In his day, China was not only asleep but lost in a time before modernity.

Theories of Foreign Policy and International Relations

Theories of Foreign Policy and International Relations

Diplomacy is not new. It has assumed various characteristics in the modern age, but the idea of sending emissaries to another state is old and was common to many cultures.

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

This book, by Stephen Chan, explores via a range of examples, the challenges diplomacy faces today as actors seek to change history and undermine interests.

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