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- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 30.00
An ?inside the room? memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who?in a career of service to the country?was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy. From the wars in the Balkans to the brutality of North Korea to the endless war in Iraq, this is the real life of an American diplomat. Hill was on the front lines... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 28.28
From jungle clearings to stately homes and anonymous airport hotels, Talking to Terrorists puts us in the room with those who seek to change the course of history. Here are the terrorists, secret agents and go-betweens who make up the invisible world of negotiations between terrorists and governments. Across the world governments... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 22.00
One third of humanity is governed by two capitals, New Delhi and Beijing. Increasingly, these two countries are being led not from the top down, but rather from the Inside Out. In 2014, India overwhelmingly elected Narendra Modi minister, a man who rose to national prominence as chief minister of Gujarat, India's fastest growing state. Likewise,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This first comprehensive study of the EU's diplomatic representation in the world, the EEAS, this book seeks to understand why it has failed to formulate a centralised policy towards external states. It also analyses why the EEAS has more success in centralising diplomatic structures in developing countries than with some economic partners. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
As Henry Kissinger observes in this magisterial book, there has never been a true world order. For most of history, civilizations have defined their own concepts of order, each one envisioning its distinct principles as universally relevant. Now, as international affairs take place on a global basis, these historic concepts of world order are meeting.... more...
- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 27.99
The United States is a nation in crisis. While Washington?s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impotent by ongoing partisan warfare, we face an array of foreign-policy crises for which we seem increasingly unprepared. Among these, none is more formidable than the unprecedented partnership developing between Russia... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
International sporting events, including the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup, have experienced profound growth in popularity and significance since the mid-twentieth century. Sports often facilitate diplomacy, revealing common interests across borders and uniting groups of people who are otherwise divided by history, ethnicity, or politics. In... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Drawing on recently declassified government files, private papers and interviews, this book argues that through a combination of preventative diplomacy and robust defence planning, the Labour government of 1974-79 succeeded in maintaining peace, avoiding the fate of its Tory successors. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
The first English-language monograph on the Slovak-Polish border in 1918-47 explores the interplay of politics, diplomacy, moral principles and self-determination. This book argues that the failure to reconcile strategic objectives with territorial claims could cost a higher price than the geographical size of the disputed region would indicate. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
The New York Times bestselling author of The Battle for Peace and retired four-star General Tony Zinni examines how America?s ?military first? view of foreign policy continues to embroil our troops in unwinnable wars more...