Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Chas Freeman ─ Diplomacy as Strategy

Monday, March 19, 2018

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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The first of three lectures examining diplomatic doctrine as a guide to action in foreign policy, "Diplomacy as Strategy" will draw on historical and contemporary examples of American and foreign statecraft to explore geopolitical and geoeconomic influence through diplomatic maneuver aimed at redirecting the strategic perceptions, behavior, alignment, and foreign policy calculus of other states.

War or Peace

This lecture is the first of a three part series on Statecraft and Diplomacy in Challenging Times delivered by Chas Freeman.

Subsequent lectures will be held on April 5 "Diplomacy as Tactics" and April 17 "Diplomacy as Risk Management."