Shaun Riordan asks, "As U.S. hegemony declines and a more genuinely multipolar world system emerges, will alternative approaches to diplomacy and global governance also emerge?"
Shaun Riordan revisits his earlier blog post and attempts to quantify what qualifies as diplomatic behavior.
A look back at which CPD features captured your attention this month.
Olga Krasnyak looks at how the actions of diplomats can impact national image.
The image of the Russian diplomats and its reflection on social media allows us to see the wide critique towards the diplomats from the general public. It is an interesting issue to discuss: why do the Russians actually care about the image of their diplomats? The perceptions about diplomatic culture and stereotypes about diplomacy in general have deep roots.