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The Naked Diplomat free pdf The case for paring diplomacy back to its essential elements. Stripped of the paraphernalia, what is it really about, and why does it still matter? The essential attributes are now thick skin, an open mind and a smart phone. In next century we will need to deal with equivalent in social development of last 43 centuries: like the change from cave paintings to the atom bomb. We will see the arrival of the digital native- the rebirth of the city state- the battle for new energy- disappearing borders- disruption and diplomacy. So who will really be in charge of the 21st century? Will Google be the new emperors? How do you influence the future? In 'The Naked Diplomat', Tom Fletcher - an experienced foreign representative - explores the core principles of a progressive 21st century foreign policy: how to balance interventionism and national interest, use global governance structures to achieve national objectives and explore representative international systems. Re-evaluating the core question for diplomacy - Who do we represent? - Fletcher discusses smart power, soft power and the new interventionism alongside lessons from our most notorious leaders and diplomats - Talleyrand, Kissinger, Mandela and the Kennedys. Offering real-world examples of how diplomacy is having a significant impact on people's lives, and why it will continue to do so, this is the refreshed case for diplomacy in the digital century.

About Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher was appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Lebanese Republic in August 2011. Tom was born in Kent, and studied at Harvey Grammar School (Folkestone) and Oxford University (Hertford College), graduating with a First class degree in Modern History. He has an MA in Modern History, and is a Senior Associate Member of St Anthony's College for International Studies, Oxford. He is married to Louise Fletcher and they have two sons, Charles (born 2006) and Theodor (born 2011). Tom enjoys political history, cricket (Strollers CC), and mountains, and is the co-founder of 2020 (a progressive think tank). Tom was awarded the Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2011 New Year's Honours, for services to the Prime Minister.

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Author : Tom Fletcher
Publisher : William Collins
Data Published :
ISBN : 0008127565
EAN : 9780008127565
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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