By G R Berridge, Alan James (auth.)
This new Dictionary , the main finished ever devoted to international relations, will supply a far wanted source within the box. not just does it comprise a finished diversity of diplomatic phrases, however it additionally contains entries on felony phrases, political occasions, overseas firms and significant figures who've occupied the diplomatic scene or written influentially approximately it over the past part millennium. All scholars of international relations and similar matters and contributors of the various diplomatic providers of the area will locate this e-book indispensable.
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The second one was the European Atomic Energy Agency. ) The term was also loosely applied to the *European Community (EC), the designation applied collectively to all three communities after the merger treaty came into force in 1967. See also customs union. Commonwealth. An association of 54 *sovereign states which has grown out of the constitutional development and subsequent disintegration of the British Empire. It has no formal constitution, save the acceptance by all members of Queen Elizabeth II (and before her King George VI) as the symbol of their association and as the Head of the Commonwealth Relations Ofﬁce (CRO) 41 Commonwealth.
If it is so judged, they and their cargoes are designated as *contraband, and conﬁscated. In contemporary conditions blockade has little relevance. blue berets. The name by which the military members of a UN *peacekeeping operation are often described, after the colour of their headgear. They are also called blue helmets. bomber diplomacy. A term which would seem appropriate to describe the process of bombing an adversary in the hope of inducing submission. The late twentieth-century equivalent, perhaps, of nineteenth-century *gunboat diplomacy.
A US Foreign Service term for a room within a room in a diplomatic mission, which has transparent plastic walls specially coated in an attempt to make bugging of conversations inside it impossible. At the time of the Reagan–Gorbachev *summit in Reykjavik in 1986 the US embassy in Iceland’s capital contained the smallest bubble that had yet been built, with capacity for only eight people. However, this did not prevent it being employed by the American team – including President Reagan – during the summit.
A Dictionary of Diplomacy by G R Berridge, Alan James (auth.)