Independent Diplomat : Despatches From An Unaccountable Elite, Paperback Book

Independent Diplomat : Despatches From An Unaccountable Elite Paperback

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Carne Ross was a diplomat on the front line of today's most pressing issues, from Israel/Palestine to Afghanistan and Iraq , over which he resigned from the British Foreign Office.

He was trained to see the world through a prism of states and interests, but the reality of his negotiations revealed very different -- more complex, and more human -- forces at play. 'Independent Diplomat' exposes this fundamental weakness of institutional diplomacy: exclusion of those most affected by its outcomes, whether at the UN, the EU or within national foreign ministries. Illustrated with vivid episodes from his career -- from New York to Kabul -- Ross offers a refreshing critique of contemporary diplomacy and of how to put it right.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 244 pages
  • Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Diplomacy
  • ISBN: 9781849044387

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