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Independent diplomat : dispatches from an unaccountable elite

Author: Carne Ross
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©2007.
Series: Crises in world politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than 15 years, Ross was a British diplomat on the frontlines of numerous international crises, including the war in Afghanistan. Here he provides a compelling account of what's wrong with contemporary diplomacy and offers a bold new vision of how it might be put right.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Erlebnisbericht
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carne Ross
ISBN: 9780801445576 0801445574
OCLC Number: 133466596
Notes: Originally published: London : C. Hurst, 2007.
Description: ix, 243 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Embassy --
The Negotiation (1) --
War Stories --
Them and Us --
The Telegram or How to Be Ignored --
The Ambassador --
Star Trek, Wittgenstein and the Problem with Foreign Policy --
The Negotiation (2) --
Independent Diplomat or the Other Side of the Table --
Conclusion -The End of "Diplomacy?"
Series Title: Crises in world politics.
Responsibility: Carne Ross.
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For more than 15 years, Ross was a British diplomat on the frontlines of numerous international crises, including the war in Afghanistan. Here he provides a compelling account of what's wrong with contemporary diplomacy and offers a bold new vision of how it might be put right.

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