Diplomacy: The Art of Persuasion by Ahmed Karim

By Ahmed Karim

This paintings is a tribute to my father. this is often the tale of a diplomat from a small impoverished state with none army, political or monetary clout. but this guy controlled time and again to exert impression and make a distinction some distance past his country's prestige via sheer expertise of persuasion and as he places it "innovative action".

The ebook narrates a few of these occasions. even supposing many of the paintings describes my father's position as a diplomat representing his state, the ultimate chapters supply a special perception into the machinations of a United countries Peacekeeping operation, from the viewpoint of a high-level insider. My father is now having fun with a good deserved retirement.

Even after such a lot of years, it's nonetheless attention-grabbing to hear his many reviews in the course of his specialist profession, from the jungles of Burma to the chaos of Mogadishu, from the intense lighting of Washington, D.C to the vacuum in Phnom Penh.

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