Diplomacy and the American Democracy

Diplomacy and the American Democracy

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"David Newsom is a diplomat s diplomat, cool under fire, experienced, wise." Marvin Kalb"This is a first-rate account of the role of diplomacy in the promotion of our national interest." Edmund S. Muskie..". a splendid book... " Choice..". it offers a point of view on foreign policy that is extremely valuable that of the practitioner." Perspective"The book should be required reading for every foreign official about to deal for the first time with the United States and for every American contemplating a diplomatic career." Foreign Affairs..". thought-provoking... crisp, readable... rich with anecdotes... It is a gentle call worth heeding from a diplomat who knows the score." The Christian Science Monitor..". highly readable... Newsom offers commonsense advice and fresh insights. This is a book that belongs on every Foreign Service-related reading list." Foreign Service Journal"This is a lucid and a beautifully balanced book." International AffairsThis book examines how diplomacy has changed since World War II and what Americans seem to want from foreign policy."show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 138.7 x 209.3 x 17.8mm | 299.38g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253204704
  • 9780253204707

Table of contents

Preface I. A Changing Diplomacy II. What Americans Want in Foreign Policy III. Washington IV. Diplomats and the Congress V. Diplomacy and the Media VI. The Pressure for Information VII. The Third World VIII. The Diplomacy of Human Rights IX. The United States and Political Change X. The Terrorist Threat to Diplomacy XI. The Role Of Intelligence XII. Diplomats and the Military XIII. Diplomacy and Economic Assistance XIV. Telling AmericaOs Story XV. The American Citizen XVI. Diplomacy and American Democracy Indexshow more

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