Headline Series - Books and Journals

Headline Series

Foreign Policy Association
Publication date:
First document:
Nbr. 325, April 2004
Last document:
Nbr. 330, October 2007
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  • India at Sixty a Positive Balance Sheet

    With its profusion of languages, ethnic groups and regional diversities, with its unique caste system, with its contrast between information technology and industry billionaires and the nearly 300 million people who live below the poverty line, with its mixture of Mahatma Gandhi's nonviolent...

  • 2: The Axis of Upheaval: Iraq, Iran and North Korea

    Bee discusses how in his 2002 State of the Union Address, the first after 9/11, Pres Bush called Iraq, Iran and North Korea the &quot;axis of evil,&quot; accusing these states of seeking nuclear weapons, whose sale or transfer to terrorists would directly threaten the US. In so doing, the President ...

  • The Future of Internet Diplomacy

    The rapidity of changes in global television, the Internet and diplomacy makes them appear far more revolutionary than evolutionary. It also makes speculation about the future shape of Internet diplomacy a risky endeavor. To resolve the tension between an open, accessible architecture and more...

  • 1: Four Fearful Nuclear Races

    Bee discusses the four fearful and separate yet overlapping nuclear races, which describe the world's experience with nuclear weapons since World War II. The first, involving the US, Britain and Nazi Germany, began during World War II and ended with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The second,...

  • Introduction

    In 1947, THE BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS, a magazine founded by nuclear scientists based in Chicago who had worked on the first atomic bomb, created a Doomsday Clock to signal, in their view, how close the world had come to nuclear catastrophe. In 2006, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists...

  • Television and Internet 'Diplomacy'

    The media participate in foreign policy in at least three ways. They provide the view of reality most frequently and heavily relied upon by diplomats in making policy. Several aspects highlighting the roles played by television and, more recently in US-South Korean relations are presented. ...

  • Window On the World

    Content is crucial in understanding the new Internet diplomacy. It is crucial because of the flood of messages and the increased number and variety of sources. Differences in content imply both a variety of shaping influences and constraints on the media as well as mixed effects on the foreign...

  • Reshaping World Communications

    The key forces shaping the new global communications environment for diplomacy include technology, geography, economics, patterns of public reliance on the media, and a set of cultural and linguistic concerns. Together they elevate the importance of media, government and public agendas about...

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  • Globalization and Changes in the World Order

    The information revolution has not unfolded in a vacuum. Instead, it has taken place alongside secular processes and events that help to frame its scope and power. Facts about are offered. ...