Inside an embassy : the political role of diplomats abroad /

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Main Author: Miller, Robert Hopkins
Other Authors: Bosworth, Stephen W.
Format: Book
Published:Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly Inc., c1992.
Series:Martin F. Herz series on United States diplomacy
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Table of Contents:
  • Information and diplomacy. Gathering political information. Vietnam in the 1960s. Reporting from Brezhnev's Moscow
  • Reporting and analysis. Political dynamics in Cote d'Ivoire. Malaysia and the boat people in the 1970s
  • Clandestine collection. Two agents-in-place
  • Influencing another nation. Keeping in with the outs-Romania 1988. It never hurts to try-Mali 1967. Political transition in the Philippines
  • Negotiating. Mystery in the Yemen. The 1981 Greek Base negotiations
  • The political officer's role in practice
  • Conclusion: limits and possibilities for U.S. diplomacy
  • Appendix: Illustrative political reporting from U.S. Embassies.