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Title American diplomacy / edited by Paul Sharp and Geoffrey Wiseman
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 233 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Distinctive characteristics of American diplomacy / Geoffrey Wiseman -- The distinction between foreign policy and diplomacy in American international thought and practice / David Clinton -- US diplomacy and diplomats: a Chinese view / Chen Zhimin -- European responses to US diplomacy / Michael Smith -- Transformational diplomacy: US tactics for change in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2004-2006 / Karin A. Esposito and S. Alaeddin Vahid Gharavi -- Course corrections: the Obama administration at the United Nations / David Bosco -- American public diplomacy: enduring characteristics, elusive transformation / Bruce Gregory -- Quantum diplomacy, German-US relations and the psychogeography of Berlin / James Der Derian -- Obama, Clinton and the diplomacy of change / Paul Sharp -- The incapacitation of US statecraft and diplomacy / Chas W. Freeman Jr -- The traditions and travails of career diplomacy in the United States / Thomas Hanson -- Digital diplomacy and US foreign policy / Alec Ross -- Conclusion
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Diplomatic and consular service, American.
United States -- Foreign relations administration.
Form Electronic book
Author Sharp, Paul, 1953- editor
Wiseman, Geoffrey, editor
LC no. 2011048457
ISBN 9004214143 (electronic bk.)
9789004214149 (electronic bk.)
(paperbackalk. paper)