THE DIPLOMAT'S DICTIONARY
In this entertaining and informative collection, career diplomat Charles Freeman brings together keen observations, witty insights, shrewd advice, and classic words of wisdom on the art and practice of diplomacy. In so doing, this wide-ranging compendium draws on many cultures, ancient and modern. This revised edition adds about eighty new entries to the text. Like the first edition, it should be useful to "anyone who may be called upon to deal with complex and challenging situations in cross-cultural circumstances.
Charles W. Freeman, Jr., has been a career officer in the U.S. Foreign Service, ambassador to Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War, and assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs. He was a fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in 1994-95 and is the author of Arts of Power: Statecraft and Diplomacy (USIP Press) and Diplomat's Dictionary (USIP Press).
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