Tags » Diplomatic History

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

The Yale Law School and its Lillian Goldman Library has compiled a bank of documents in legal and diplomatic history stretching from Aristotle’s Athenian Constitution (in translation of course) to the report of the 9/11 Commission. 97 more words

European History

A Shared Love For Jazz: Kyrgyz Republic’s Jazz Band 'Salt Peanuts' Performs at the Kennedy Center

Posted: 12:06 am ET
Follow @Diplopundit

The Republic of Kyrgyzstan declared its independence from the Soviet Union on August 31, 1991. The United States recognized Kyrgyzstan’s independence on December 25, 1991. 95 more words

State Department

Eisenhower & Cambodia by William J. Rust

The journalist, editor, and author William J. Rust specializes in mid-twentieth century interactions between the United States and Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, the three nations that once comprised French Indochina. 677 more words


‘At whose door must this resentment be laid?’ The Whig Schism of 1717

The fall-out from Brexit has caused considerable disarray in the British party system, and over the course of this summer four parties either have new leaders or are holding leadership contests. 1,320 more words


European diplomacy: the ‘double monarchy’ of England and France envisaged in the treaty of Troyes of 1420

Today, the new Prime Minister Theresa May makes her first diplomatic trip to meet her counterparts in Germany and France.  Here Dr Simon Payling, Senior Fellow of the… 1,046 more words

Medieval History

Diplomatic Blunders

In The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster (2015), James Bradley criticized American foreign policy toward China during much of the twentieth century.  He contends that a “China Lobby” influenced both public opinion and government policy.  357 more words