Thu, Jan 30

POL 300-800, Global Diplomacy
Spring 2020 |


  1. Which tasks of diplomacy were familiar to you before reading this chapter? Which were new?
  2. Which tasks of diplomacy are most important? Which are least important? Why, or how so?
  3. Use the recent U.S.-Iranian tiff to explain how counter-diplomacy works and why states use it.
  4. Rank order the features of the diplomatic process (on pp. 10-11). Justify and explain your ranking.
  5. Will diplomacy be more or less effective in the wake of the changes Barston discusses? Why?
  6. Compose a discussion question that addresses some important material from this chapter.