diplomacy

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The art and practice of conducting international relations by negotiating alliances, treaties, agreements etc., bilaterally or multilaterally, between states and sometimes international organisms, or even between policies with varying status, such as those of monarchs and their princely vassals

National diplomacy typically deploys its dexterity to secure advantage for one's nation.

Tact and subtle skill in dealing with people so as to avoid or settle hostility
tact, shrewdness, or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or in social matters
Tact and subtle skill in dealing with people
subtly skillful handling of a situation
A form of international dispute settlement that attempts to reconcile parties to a disagreement by use of negotiation, mediation, or inquiry
negotiation between nations
The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed
Diplomacy is the skill of being careful to say or do things which will not offend people. He stormed off in a fury, and it took all Minnelli's powers of diplomacy to get him to return. Art of conducting relationships for gain without conflict. It is the chief instrument of foreign policy. Its methods include secret negotiation by accredited envoys (though political leaders also negotiate) and international agreements and laws. Its use predates recorded history. The goal of diplomacy is to further the state's interests as dictated by geography, history, and economics. Safeguarding the state's independence, security, and integrity is of prime importance; preserving the widest possible freedom of action for the state is nearly as important. Beyond that, diplomacy seeks maximum national advantage without using force and preferably without causing resentment
A system of formal, regularized communication that allows states to peacefully conduct their business with each other
Practice of conducting negotiations between nations to reach formal or informal (backdoor) resolutions
wisdom in the management of public affairs
The art and practice of conducting affairs among states through embassies and ambassadors
(di-PLO-ma-see) working out problems without fighting
The tact, negotiations, privileges, etc of a diplomatist, or one who carries a diploma to a foreign court to authorise him to represent the Government which sends him out
The art of conducting international relations by negotiating alliances, treaties, agreements etc., especially dexterity in securing advantage for ones nation
Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact
The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body
{i} management of international relations; tact
Diplomacy is the activity or profession of managing relations between the governments of different countries. Today's Security Council resolution will be a significant success for American diplomacy see also shuttle diplomacy
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gunboat diplomacy
The pursuit of foreign policy objectives with the aid of conspicuous displays of military power

The British and French, who had sought to make policy by reviving 19th century gunboat diplomacy, had temporarily lost their credentials for world statesmanship.

shuttle diplomacy
Use of a neutral third party to negotiate peace between two groups of people that refuse to directly talk with each other

The White House denied today that it would conduct quiet shuttle diplomacy with Chinese diplomats at the United Nations on matters directly involving Washington and Peking. - , 1971.

coercive diplomacy
Coercive Diplomacy is a diplomatic method used by a country in which the use of force or military action is threatened or hinted at, to force another country to give in to a certain demand(s). One example of Coercive Diplomacy would be during World War II, when the United States threatened an oil embargo, unless Japan withdrew forces from China
Dollar Diplomacy
U.S. foreign policy created by Pres. William H. Taft to ensure financial stability in a region in exchange for favourable treatment of U.S. commercial interests.The policy grew out of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt's peaceful intervention in the Dominican Republic, where U.S. loans had been exchanged for the right to choose the head of customs (the country's major revenue source). Taft's secretary of state, Philander Knox carried out Dollar Diplomacy in Central America (1909) and China (1910). Pres. Woodrow Wilson repudiated the policy in 1913. The term has become a disparaging reference to the manipulation of foreign affairs for economic ends
dollar diplomacy
diplomacy influenced by economic considerations
dollar diplomacy
advancing diplomatic relations through development of commerce
gunboat diplomacy
Diplomacy involving intimidation by threat or use of military force: "in the days when gunboat diplomacy was a more accepted tool of world powers" (Christian Science Monitor)
new diplomacy
making public of diplomatic decisions and debates
shirt-sleeve diplomacy
diplomacy that is lacking in manners
shuttle diplomacy
international negotiations conducted by a mediator who frequently flies back and forth between the negotiating parties; "Kissinger's shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East
shuttle diplomacy
diplomacy carried out by going back and forth between locations
shuttle diplomacy
Shuttle diplomacy is the movement of diplomats between countries whose leaders refuse to talk directly to each other, in order to try to settle the argument between them. UN mediators are conducting shuttle diplomacy between the two sides. Diplomatic negotiations conducted by an official intermediary who travels frequently between the nations involved.shuttle diplomat n. international talks in which someone travels between countries and talks to members of the governments, for example to make a peace agreement
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