Posts Tagged ‘diplomacy’

In Leaked Recording, Iran’s Zarif Criticizes Guards’ Influence in Diplomacy

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Iran’s top diplomat complained in a leaked recording that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and the country’s nuclear dossier than him, in remarks that shine a light […]

Modi Govt’s vaccine diplomacy unravels, within India and abroad

What is foreign policy worth if it stands disconnected from domestic realities? The limelight falls instead on the US’ point blank refusal to lift the ban on supply of ingredients for manufacture of vaccines… As for China, this isn’t quite the occasion to write about it, but truth be told. Suffice to say, the Indian […]

Biden’s Appeasement of Hawks and Neocons Is Crippling His Diplomacy

Written by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Photo credit: haramjedder.blogspot.com – Biden with NATO’s Stoltenberg President Biden took office promising a new era of American international leadership and diplomacy. But with a few exceptions, he has so far allowed self-serving foreign allies, hawkish U.S. interest groups and his own imperial delusions to undermine […]

Biden administration ready to consider ‘some form of diplomacy’ with North Korea – White House

Washington is prepared to talk to North Korea if it paves the way to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said, but that doesn’t mean US sanctions are going away. “We are prepared to consider some form of diplomacy if it’s going to lead us down the path toward […]

Egypt’s Sisi Visits Sudan with Dam Diplomacy, Security on the Agenda

Sudan’s Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan walks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, during a welcome ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan March 6, 2021. Photo: Sudan Sovereign Council/Handout via REUTERS Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Sudan on Saturday for the first time since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, as the neighbors […]

Europeans drop plan to condemn Iran at UN nuclear watchdog, opting for diplomacy

VIENNA, Austria (AFP) — European nations will not go ahead with a planned resolution criticizing Iran at this week’s meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog, diplomatic sources said on Thursday. France, Britain and Germany had planned to introduce a resolution at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors, with the support […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention ‘blot on British diplomacy’, says husband ahead of scheduled release

The five-year-long detainment of a British mother in Iran is a “blot on British diplomacy”, her husband has said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is a British-Iranian dual national, has been detained in Tehran since 2016 when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. […]

Biden’s Reckless Syria Bombing Is Not the Diplomacy He Promised

Written by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Photo: CODEPINK The February 25 U.S. bombing of Syria immediately puts the policies of the newly-formed Biden administration into sharp relief. Why is this administration bombing the sovereign nation of Syria? Why is it bombing “Iranian-backed militias” who pose absolutely no threat to the United States […]

Germany urges Iran to accept diplomacy in nuclear dispute

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Biden: Iranian nuclear threat ‘requires careful diplomacy’

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With eye on Biden, India’s Iran diplomacy shifts gear

India completes two years of operations in Chabahar Port By a fortuitous happening, the top South Block official  heading the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran Division in India’s External Affairs Ministry, J.P. Singh was in Iran in the weekend, hot on the heels of the senior Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. It is improbable they met. It is […]

President Biden ends support for Yemen offensive in diplomacy reset

US President Joe Biden announced that he would withdraw US support for the Saudi Arabia-led offensive in Yemen as part of a reset of American diplomacy during his administration. “America is back. Diplomacy is back at the centre of our foreign policy,” Biden said as he spoke about a range of foreign policy issues and […]

Boosting ‘technology diplomacy’ on agenda: VP

TEHRAN – The vice presidency for science and technology in cooperation with the ministry of foreign affairs is planning to boost ‘technology diplomacy’ through expanding innovation and technology centers in export target countries. Knowledge-based companies are seriously collaborating with the ministry of foreign affairs to expand target markets, IRNA quoted Sourena Sattari, the vice president […]

Pursuing normalization with Iraq, Israeli digital diplomacy plays the heritage card

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THE VICIOUS CYCLE OF MIDDLE EASTERN “DIPLOMACY”

South Front 26.01.2021  In the Middle East, the proxy war between Israel and Iran is unfolding with full speed. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) targets various positions in Syria, allegedly damaging Iran’s interests. In return, Tehran’s allies and proxies target Israel’s allies throughout various positions in the Middle East. On January 22nd, IDF warplanes struck […]

Rob Malley for Iran envoy: A test case for Biden’s commitment to diplomacy

Photo credit: National Press Club President Biden’s commitment to re-entering the Iran nuclear deal—formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA—is already facing backlash from a motley crew of warhawks both domestic and foreign. Right now, opponents of re-entering the deal are centering their vitriol on one of the nation’s foremost experts […]

Tensions with Iran can only be reduced through wise and skillful diplomacy: Russia

TEHRAN – A senior Russian diplomat has called on the United States to drop the so-called “economic leverage” against Iran and pursue de-escalation through skillful diplomacy. The diplomat, Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, described the U.S. sanctions pressure on Iran as totally failed. He was commenting on Andrea Stricker’s tweet, […]

European powers say Iran enrichment move puts new diplomacy with U.S. at risk

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Israel’s digital diplomacy reached 1 billion people in 2020

Browse > Home / News / Israel’s digital diplomacy reached 1 billion people in 2020 January 1, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article The Foreign Ministry’s digital diplomacy recorded an unprecedented success in 2020 when its social media activities reached over one billion people around the world. With some 300 diplomats […]

A taste of diplomacy: Couscous added to Unesco list after Algeria and Morocco agreement

The United Nations has added couscous to its intangible cultural heritage list in a symbolic, but minor, diplomatic breakthrough for archrivals Morocco and Algeria. Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia, states that continue to be embroiled in major conflicts, came together to highlight their shared history of the traditional Berber food by submitting a request to […]

Dubious diplomacy

December 4, 2020 by Michael Kuttner Read on for article Is it better to rely on diplomatic negotiations or instead to take direct action which promises a far more promising outcome? Is a judicious combination of both more guaranteed to provide success? Michael Kuttner These questions have faced Jews throughout their long and tortuous history […]

Top ECFR members call for Europe to bolster diplomacy on Iran

TEHRAN – A number of senior members of the European Council for Foreign Relations have called for European countries to working with the United States’ incoming administration to bolster the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. “The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran has failed,” they said in a joint statement. The statement was signed by […]

Prince Igor of Kiev (Kyiv): War and Diplomacy in the Early Rus’

The early beginnings of the Kievan (Kyivan) Rus’ are a highly researched subject that is a defining part of the history of the eastern Slavic peoples. The roots of Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia are deeply tied to this early medieval Slavic state governed by a Viking ruling dynasty. Soon after its emergence, it became a […]

US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, visited Cyprus on Saturday, calling for Turkey to desist from any activities that could further raise tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Disputes between Ankara, Greece and Cyprus are centred around hydrocarbon resources and maritime influence in the region that have led to fears of conflict. Turkey, which is hunting […]

In UAE deal, Netanyahu trades imaginary annexation for real life diplomacy win

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TikTok Diplomacy: A Digital Containment Doctrine

The Trump Administration’s forced sale of TikTok is part of a broader effort to thwart Chinese economic independence in the tech sector. With TikTok, Donald Trump is adding State Department coercion to his “art of the deal” toolkit. After months of feigned concern that the viral TikTok app represents a “trojan horse” for the Communist […]

TikTok Diplomacy: A Digital Containment Doctrine

The Trump Administration’s forced sale of TikTok is part of a broader effort to thwart Chinese economic independence in the tech sector. With TikTok, Donald Trump is adding State Department coercion to his “art of the deal” toolkit. After months of feigned concern that the viral TikTok app represents a “trojan horse” for the Communist […]

Anti-Diplomacy: Danny Danon Ends Five Year Legacy of Israeli Hasbara at the UN

The United States is Israel’s best friend and ally in the world. It contributes over $10 million a day in no-strings-attached military aid despite the fact that Israel’s human rights record, according to the State Department’s own admission, is deeply problematic and contravenes U.S. law. The U.S. has dropped out of or defunded a number of United Nations […]

Episode #230 – ‘False Flag Diplomacy’ with Steven Sahiounie, Basil Valentine

Episode #230 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on April 22th 2018 as host Patrick Henningsen brings you a very special LIVE broadcast on the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR) – covering all the top news stories worldwide… LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULED SHOW TIMES: 5pm-8pm UK Time | 12pm-3pm ET (US) […]

Beware of Unrealistic Goals for North Korea Diplomacy

Daniel Larison writes for The American Conservative that if the U.S. and its allies aren’t prepared to make an “extraordinarily generous offer” to North Korea, it’s likely nothing good will come from the Trump and Kim summit –  a sign of unrealistic goals for diplomacy. Larison writes: The U.S. and Japan released a joint statement […]

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