Diplomacy

Sino-Taiwan Chequebook Diplomacy in the Pacific

Saber Salem • Jun 22 2020 • Articles
As the Sino-Taiwan aid competition in the Pacific intensifies, Beijing hopes that Taipei will give up its secessionist drive under immense diplomatic pressure.

Opinion – Virtual Diplomacy in India

Angana Guha Roy • Jun 11 2020 • Articles
While diplomacy is usually constrained by the requirement of physical distance, Virtual Diplomacy has enabled seamless communication and information flow.

Between Politics and Policy: International Cooperation Beyond COVID-19

Michael McKenzie • Jun 4 2020 • Articles
The real challenge for practitioners is dealing with complexity; every case – not least COVID-19 – involves a unique mix of actors, institutions, and mechanisms.

Review – Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation

Dana Cooper • May 21 2020 • Features
This cohesive edited volume brings together a broad range of research on gender within the foreign service, peacemaking, and international negotiation.

Opinion – The Civilisation Narrative: China’s Grand Strategy to Rule the World

Mangesh Sawant • May 10 2020 • Articles
China, through the use of soft power, is working to undermine and replace the liberal order with rules conforming to its interests, creating a China-centric world.

Review – Revolutionary Brothers

Glen Segell • Mar 17 2020 • Features
Tom Chaffin's book explores the friendship between Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette and the revolutionary alliance that followed.

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

Mariano Alvarez • Mar 17 2020 • Articles
The rise of paradiplomatic activity, which has been recognized and normalized, should not be seen as a displacement of the state but as its complement within IR.

Opinion – Estonia’s Soft Power through Technology

Alex Hardy • Feb 14 2020 • Articles
Whilst Estonian domestic politics continues to be somewhat chaotic, its expansive foreign policy continues to embrace e-Governance as a soft power tool of the future.

Review – Russia’s Public Diplomacy: Evolution and Practice

Olga Krasnyak • Oct 22 2019 • Features
This volume highlights historical approaches as well as the distinct features of Russia's public diplomacy, such as its positioning as the guardian of traditional values.

Review Feature – The US Foreign Policy Consensus in Crisis

Richard W. Coughlin • Oct 9 2019 • Features
Richard Coughlin analyses Kagan and Walt's decade old debate on IR theory, the clash between realism and liberalism and how it ties into modern politics in the Trump era.

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