Tag Archives: diplomacy

Asia’s Scramble for Africa: Who Woos Best?

China and Japan wage a charm offensive to win access to Africa’s resources.

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Repeating Collective Failure, Long After the Great War

Unrestrained climate change: 2014’s tragic answer to the epic, collective failure of 1914?

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Multi-Stakeholder Negotiations in the 21st Century

What can the world learn from successful negotiations a decade ago to ban conflict diamonds?

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Small Business and the WTO

Why small businesses are likely to benefit from the WTO’s new agreement.

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Forget Beijing and Delhi: When Diplomacy Goes Local

How to conduct global diplomacy with local power centers.

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The Need for Hard Diplomacy

The need for professional diplomacy has never been greater, even in an era of softer “cultural diplomacy.”

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Soft Power Doesn’t Exist

A decade after “soft power” came to the fore, it is time to assess its effectiveness.

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Time to Let Iran Prove Itself

With a short-term deal struck, Iran must be given the chance to be tested.

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Weakened West or Triumph of Democracy?

In a triumph of Western democracy, the interventionist impulses of US and UK are cut down to size.

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American Diplomacy and the Rule of Law

A call to freedom’s real arms.

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