A Dictionary of Diplomacy, Second Edition by G. R. Berridge

By G. R. Berridge

Like any professions, international relations has spawned its personal really expert terminology, and it truly is this lexicon which gives A Dictionary of Diplomacy's thematic backbone. even though, the dictionary additionally comprises entries on criminal phrases, political occasions, overseas agencies and significant figures who've occupied the diplomatic scene or have written influentially approximately it over the past part millennium. All scholars of international relations and similar matters and particularly junior contributors of the numerous diplomatic providers of the realm will locate this ebook quintessential.

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A Dutch jurist who was appointed a member of the Supreme Court of Holland in 1703 and its President in 1721. It was also in 1721 that he wrote in some haste and published De Foro Legatorum tam in causa civili quam criminali (The Jurisdiction over Ambassadors in both Civil and Criminal Cases). Sparked by recent controversies, one of which was the imprisonment of *Wicquefort, the overwhelming majority of the principles of De Foro Legatorum – despite certain oddities – were soon firmly rooted in *international law and practice.

Arthashastra. See Kautilya. ask for passports. An expression sometimes used when a *head of mission is *recalled, temporarily or permanently, from the *receiving state in protest at some aspect of its behaviour. The phrase derives from the fact that at one time the receipt of a passport, in effect an exit *visa, was necessary for a foreigner to leave his country of residence. assemblies. assemblies. See parliamentary assistant attaché. See attaché. assistant under-secretary of state. Until recently, a senior position in Britain’s *Foreign and Commonwealth Office, coming beneath that of *deputy under-secretary of state and above that of *head of department.

An informal group that meets in private to forge a common approach to matters brought for decision in a larger, formal group. Not surprisingly this is a most important feature of *multilateral diplomatic gatherings, whether permanent or ad hoc. On the UN *Security Council, for example, the most important caucuses are those of the permanent five (*P5), the Western permanent members (P3), the *non-aligned, and the *European Union. Even the ‘non-non-aligned’ sometimes meet in caucus. intelligence officers (both senses) from Canada, America, New Zealand, Australia and Britain, which began in 1967 and continued at roughly 18-month intervals throughout the *Cold War.

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