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American Diplomacy

American Diplomacy The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 6 (2011) 231-234 brill.nl/hjd Introduction This collection of articles on American diplomacy has its origins in the travails of the United States’ foreign and military policy during the administration of George W. Bush (hereafter the Bush administration). As the special issue’s editors, we organized two panels at International Studies Association conventions in San Francisco in 2008 and New York in 2009, together with a panel for a conference on diplomacy at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingen- dael’ in The Hague in 2009. From the start, we sought a combination of academic experts and practitioners, all of whom were asked to reflect on the place of diplo- macy in the Bush administration’s conduct of its foreign policy, as well as the United States’ long-running difficult relationship with diplomacy and efforts to reform it, and to suggest what the future might hold for American diplomacy. The project received a huge boost, however, from the emergence of diplomacy as a key issue separating parties and candidates during the US presidential cam- paign of 2007-2008, and the commitment of the incoming Obama administra- tion to reviving and reforming the American diplomacy after what it regarded as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Hague Journal of Diplomacy Brill

American Diplomacy

The Hague Journal of Diplomacy , Volume 6 (3-4): 4 – Mar 21, 2011

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1871-1901
eISSN
1871-191X
DOI
10.1163/187119111X596073
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Abstract

The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 6 (2011) 231-234 brill.nl/hjd Introduction This collection of articles on American diplomacy has its origins in the travails of the United States’ foreign and military policy during the administration of George W. Bush (hereafter the Bush administration). As the special issue’s editors, we organized two panels at International Studies Association conventions in San Francisco in 2008 and New York in 2009, together with a panel for a conference on diplomacy at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingen- dael’ in The Hague in 2009. From the start, we sought a combination of academic experts and practitioners, all of whom were asked to reflect on the place of diplo- macy in the Bush administration’s conduct of its foreign policy, as well as the United States’ long-running difficult relationship with diplomacy and efforts to reform it, and to suggest what the future might hold for American diplomacy. The project received a huge boost, however, from the emergence of diplomacy as a key issue separating parties and candidates during the US presidential cam- paign of 2007-2008, and the commitment of the incoming Obama administra- tion to reviving and reforming the American diplomacy after what it regarded as

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The Hague Journal of DiplomacyBrill

Published: Mar 21, 2011

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