diplomacy diplomacy  /dɪ ˈploʊ mə si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) negotiation between nations
  2. (n) subtly skillful handling of a situation
  3. (n) wisdom in the management of public affairs

Usage(s):

  1. When the Philharmonic's visit was announced, images of the Ping-Pong diplomacy of an earlier era were revived.
  2. Now, however, the Clinton visit arguably puts the onus of international diplomacy back on the Obama Administration, which came into office very much wanting to engage the North.

News

  1. Got water? Keeping it flowing could get expensive

    America's water system—its treatment plants and pipes—is in need of very serious repair if the country is to have safe drinking water, experts say. And it won't come cheap. "This is serious, and if it's not fixed, we could see a breakout of diseases from unsafe water," said Shafiqul Islam, a professor and director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University. "Every two minutes there's ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Press Releases: Under Secretary Sonenshine To Deliver Remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Under Secretary Sonenshine To Deliver Remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 14, 2013 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara D. Sonenshine will deliver remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Tuesday, June 18 at 10 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine’s ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of State

  3. US military aid to Syria rebels: Why Obama is starting with the minimum

    Obama's cautious shift away from providing only non-lethal assistance to Syria's rebels reflects continued deep misgivings about sending US arms into the war and a desire to keep a door open to diplomacy.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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