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  • 18 Aug 2017 14:17

    Indonesia's unorthodox toll road debt

    Borrowing at a low interest rate might look attractive but, in the long term, the government - and its citizens - pay through higher cost of finance.

  • 18 Aug 2017 12:01

    South China Sea: Beijing raises the temperature again

    Asia has acquired yet another flashpoint, one that China has deliberately picked at a time and location of its choosing.

  • 18 Aug 2017 09:55

    Perfidious New Zealand

    The thing that puts New Zealand on the world map is rugby, and New Zealanders will do everything in their power to retain their rugby primacy.

Guerilla diplomacy

Diplomacy should matter – particularly for anyone who prefers talking over fighting and dialogue over diktat. At the Wednesday Lunch on 24 March, Daryl Copeland argued that diplomacy has been sidelined by globalisation and is facing a crisis of relevance and effectiveness.

Mr Copeland is an analyst, writer and educator on international policy, global issues, diplomacy and public management. His book, 'Guerrilla Diplomacy: Rethinking International Relations', was released in July 2009.

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