Career Diplomacy

Career Diplomacy Author Harry W. Kopp
ISBN-10 9781626164703
Release 2017-09-01
Pages 296
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Career Diplomacy is an insider's guide to the Foreign Service as an institution, a profession, and a career. In this thoroughly revised third edition, Kopp and Naland provide an up-to-date, authoritative, and candid account of the life and work of professional US diplomats, who advance and protect this country’s national security interests around the globe. The authors explore the five career tracks—consular, political, economic, management, and public diplomacy—through their own experience and through interviews with more than a hundred current and former members of the Foreign Service. They lay out what to expect in a Foreign Service career, from the entrance exam through midcareer and into the senior service—how to get in, get around, and get ahead. New in the third edition: • A discussion of the relationship of the Foreign Service and the Department of State to other agencies, and to the combatant commands • An expanded analysis of hiring procedures• Commentary on challenging management issues in the Department of State, including the proliferation of political appointments in high-level positions and the difficulties of running an agency with employees in two personnel systems (Civil Service and Foreign Service) • A fresh examination of the changing nature and demographics of the Foreign Service



American Diplomacy

American Diplomacy Author Paul Sharp
ISBN-10 9789004214156
Release 2012-01-20
Pages 234
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This volume discusses how diplomacy’s contribution to the effectiveness of foreign policy has been undervalued in the United States by governments, the foreign policy community, and academics. Chapters raise awareness of the importance of American diplomacy, what it can and can’t achieve, and how it may be strengthened in the interests of international peace and security.



Liberal Diplomacy and German Unification

Liberal Diplomacy and German Unification Author Scott W. Murray
ISBN-10 0275967301
Release 2000
Pages 277
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Examination of mid-Victorian liberal ideas through the early diplomatic career of Robert Morier, the British Foreign Office's foremost expert on German affairs in the period leading up to German unification in 1871.



The Demilitarization of American Diplomacy

The Demilitarization of American Diplomacy Author L. Pope
ISBN-10 9781137298553
Release 2014-01-29
Pages 83
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Laurence Pope describes the contemporary dysfunction of the State Department and its Foreign Service. He contends that in the information age diplomacy is more important than ever, and that, as President Obama has stressed, without a "change of thinking" the U.S. may be drawn into more wars it does not need to fight.



The Diplomats 1919 1939

The Diplomats  1919 1939 Author Gordon Alexander Craig
ISBN-10 0691036608
Release 1953
Pages 700
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The description for this book, The Diplomats, 1919-1939, will be forthcoming.



China Diplomacy 1914 1918

China Diplomacy  1914 1918 Author Madeleine Chi
ISBN-10 0674118251
Release 1970-01-01
Pages 201
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This study of World War I diplomacy concerning China covers in detail the outbreak of the war in the Far East; China's attempt to join the allies in 1915; the secret agreements during 1917 between Japan and Great Britain, France, Italy, and Russia; and later negotiations relative to China's entry into the war.



Consular Affairs and Diplomacy

Consular Affairs and Diplomacy Author Jan Melissen
ISBN-10 9789004188761
Release 2011-02-07
Pages 333
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Consular Affairs and Diplomacy analyses the nature of diplomacy’s consular dimension in international relations. It contributes to our understanding of key themes in consular affairs today, the challenges that are facing the three great powers, as well as the historical origins of the consular institution.



American Diplomacy and the Israeli War of Independence

American Diplomacy and the Israeli War of Independence Author Frank W. Brecher
ISBN-10 9780786474264
Release 2013-02-27
Pages 212
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Events since the end of the Cold War have dashed hopes that the demise of the Soviet Union would ease the Arab-Israeli conflict and help bring about a more stable Middle East--the basic goal of American foreign policy toward that region. Far from that, the past two decades have seen an intensification of regional instability and have added further religious fuel to that conflict. Moreover, we have witnessed major new interventions by such non-Arab states in the region as Iran and Turkey. The consequence of all this for the U.S. is that its long-term policy of seeking credible balance in its relations with the contesting countries is being tested as never before, and at the center of the problem is the need to find a peaceful solution to the imbroglio involving Israel and the Palestinians--an essential ingredient in any overall attainment of America's regional aspirations. There is now a renewed focus on such categories of intra-Palestinian issues as were experienced in 1948 at the inception of the State of Israel, e.g., borders, return of refugees, status of Jerusalem, policy at the U.N., etc. It is the purpose of this book to give a fresh reading to these root issues in the Arab-Israeli conflict, mainly in the light of the most recently available primary sources from the U.S., U.K., Israel and the U.N.



The A to Z of U S Diplomacy from World War I through World War II

The A to Z of U S  Diplomacy from World War I through World War II Author Martin Folly
ISBN-10 9781461672418
Release 2010-04-20
Pages 540
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The period from the outset of World War I to the end of World War II was among the most significant in the history of the United States. Twice it was drawn into "foreign entanglements"— wars it initially thought were no concern of its own and of which it tried to steer clear—only to realize that it could not stand aside. With each one, it geared up in record time, entered the fray massively, and was crucial to the outcome. Each war tested the American people and their leaders, and in each case the country came out of the conflagration stronger than before-and even more important-yet stronger relative to other countries than it had ever been. This was the period when the United States became a world leader. The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations.



U S Public Diplomacy

U  S  Public Diplomacy Author Kennon H. Nakamura
ISBN-10 9781437927498
Release 2010-11
Pages 65
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Public diplomacy describes a government¿s efforts to conduct foreign policy and promote national interests through direct outreach and commun. with the population of a foreign country. Activities include providing info. to foreign publics through broadcast and Internet media and at libraries and other outreach facilities in foreign countries; conducting cultural diplomacy, such as art exhibits and music performances; and admin. internat. educational and professional exchange programs. This report discusses the issues concerning U.S. public diplomacy. Determining levels of public diplomacy funding. Establishing capabilities to improve monitoring and assessment of public diplomacy activities. Charts and tables.



The Pure Concept of Diplomacy

The Pure Concept of Diplomacy Author José Calvet de Magalhães
ISBN-10 0313262594
Release 1988
Pages 150
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This is a pioneer theoretical study of diplomacy from the viewpoint of political science. It defines diplomacy precisely, and distinguishes it from the other institutions with which it is often confused. The work commences with a historical analysis of diplomacy through the ages in order to afford a theoretical description of the concept. After defining the term, Calvet de Magalhaes goes on to examine the value of current ideas concerning diplomacy. He also describes deviations from normal diplomatic practice, such as backchannel diplomacy, combat diplomacy, and espionage. The work concludes with a detailed precis of the different elements of diplomatic activity.



Roma Diplomacy

Roma Diplomacy Author Valeriu Nicolae
ISBN-10 1932716335
Release 2007
Pages 261
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Roma Diplomacy is an anthology of papers written or inspired by the DiploFoundation's 2005?2006 Roma Diplomacy project, aimed at facilitating the creation of Roma ?public diplomats? with the ability to bridge the gap between Roma civil society and governments/European Union institutions. The papers in this volume cover a wide range of topics?from a consideration of what the term Roma Diplomacy means to research aimed at promoting awareness of the situation of Roma in different regions and countries. Many of the papers offer recommendations for policymakers, providing a strong starting point for the emergence of a Roma ?think tank, ? one of the long-term goals of the Roma Diplomacy project.



Searching for Security in a New Europe

Searching for Security in a New Europe Author Gerald J. Protheroe
ISBN-10 9781135770501
Release 2004-03-01
Pages 250
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Drawing on an array of archival material, this study sheds light on Sir George Russell Clerk, an important, yet forgotten figure in British and European diplomatic history. During the First World War, Clerk was a senior Foreign Office official strongly sympathetic to the cause of the 'oppressed nationalities' of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This biographical study focuses on the most significant part of Clerk’s career, his role as a nation-builder in post-war Europe until his eventual downfall at the hands of Antony Eden, and retirement in 1937. This is an excellent account of the thoughts and deeds of a remarkable man in British History.



Transformational Diplomacy After the Cold War

Transformational Diplomacy After the Cold War Author Keith Hamilton
ISBN-10 9781134122998
Release 2013-04-12
Pages 240
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This book examines the 'Know How Fund', Britain’s bilateral technical assistance programme in post-communist central and eastern Europe, devised in response to the end of the Cold War. The Know How Fund (KHF) was the technical assistance programme which Margaret Thatcher’s government launched in the spring of 1989 to encourage Poland’s transition from communism to democracy and free-market capitalism. It was subsequently extended to other countries of central and eastern Europe and might be considered a novel experiment in what the US secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, would later term ‘transformational diplomacy’. Drawing upon still-closed records of the Cabinet Office, the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, this book explores the political origins of the KHF. In particular, the author examines its influence upon the transitional process in the lands of the former Soviet bloc; its part in attenuating the potentially destabilising effects of revolutionary change in Europe; the interdepartmental cooperation and rivalry to which its administration gave rise in Whitehall; and the links forged between officials and the worlds of business, finance and academe in project design and implementation. The volume offers new insights into Britain’s reactions to the collapse of communism in central Europe and the Soviet Union; the role of aid in the making and conduct of British foreign policy; and the significance of New Labour’s establishment of DFID as a separate government department. This book will be of much interest to students of British Foreign Policy, Diplomacy Studies, European history, Post-Communist Transitions and IR in general.



Positive Diplomacy

Positive Diplomacy Author Sir Peter Marshall
ISBN-10 9781349145850
Release 2016-07-27
Pages 234
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Positive Diplomacy draws on the author's experience from his distinguished diplomatic career in the Foreign Service and his lectures at the Diplomatic Academy of London for those contemplating, or at the outset of, a diplomatic career. Its focus is eminently practical. It concentrates on how junior diplomats can assist in making and carrying out foreign policy. It analyses what diplomats have to deal with and the skills they need to operate effectively as individuals and as members of a diplomatic service.



Managing Diplomacy The United States and Japan

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ISBN-10 0817980032
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My Career as U S Consul and Diplomat

My Career as U S  Consul and Diplomat Author Carl A. Bastiani
ISBN-10 9781465357304
Release 2012-11-28
Pages 204
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This volume reviews highlights of the author’s twenty-eight-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service while he served in Romania, Italy, Poland, and Washington, as elicited in a multi-session conversation with the founder of the Foreign Affairs Oral History Program. Historians and other readers may find of particular interest Bastiani’s account and analysis of developments while he was head of the U.S. consulate in Krakow before, during, and immediately after the imposition of martial law.