Tue, Feb 4

POL 300-800, Global Diplomacy
Spring 2020 | warkentin.xyz/300

Housekeeping

Discussion

  1. Should leaks be seen as problematic for foreign ministries and diplomatic processes? How so, or why not?
  2. Are the reorganization trends discussed on pp. 18-21 more positive than negative or vice versa? Explain.
  3. Why do so few countries maintain a single ministry for trade and foreign policy? Should the U.S.? Why?
  4. How should a more powerful state represent itself diplomatically? How should a less powerful state? Why?
  5. What are some political implications of international business playing a greater role in shaping diplomacy?

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