The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Diplomacy by G. R. Berridge

By G. R. Berridge

Like any professions, international relations has spawned its personal really good terminology and it really is this lexicon which supplies the thematic backbone of this dictionary. The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of international relations additionally comprises entries on criminal phrases and significant figures who've occupied the diplomatic scene or have written influentially approximately it over the past part millennium, in addition to a few on foreign enterprises of designated value. This 3rd variation has been up-to-date with new entries, for instance on e-diplomacy, Ottawa approach, R2P, stovepiping, and transformational international relations. the result's a fair tighter concentrate on the language of international relations, whereas making insurance of it much more finished than earlier than. scholars of foreign politics and similar matters in addition to junior individuals of diplomatic providers can flip to this publication for counsel in figuring out the technicalities of diplomatic and linked language.

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It is associated with the American *secretary of state during much of the 1950s, John Foster Dulles (1888–1959). The most serious case of twentieth-century brinkmanship was the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, in which the parties came ‘eyeball-to-eyeball’. See also crisis management. British Council. Founded in 1934, the British Council is Britain’s principal vehicle of *cultural diplomacy. It has always been permitted a degree of autonomy from government to maximize its credibility abroad. indd 36 *Foreign and Commonwealth Office and that its priorities and objectives are set in close consultation with it.

The procedure whereby as many original copies of a *treaty or other document are drawn up as there are signatories. By this means each state is able to have its own copy and – more importantly – its own *head of state and *plenipotentiaries named first in the preamble of this copy. These plenipotentiaries are also able to sign this copy before the 11/28/2011 11:24:42 AM 14 alternate plenipotentiaries of the other parties. Thus the signatories alternate in occupying the place of honour in the treaty.

This expression was at one time commonly employed when a *head of mission was *recalled from the *receiving state (temporarily or permanently) in order to register disapproval of some aspect of its behaviour. ) The term derived from the fact that until well into the twentieth century diplomats were required to deposit their passports at the *foreign ministry. During the course of the century this practice was discontinued and use of the expression along with it. assemblies. See parliamentary assemblies.

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