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By G. R. Berridge

Like all professions, international relations has spawned its personal really expert terminology, and it's this lexicon which gives A Dictionary of international relations 's thematic backbone. in spite of the fact that, the dictionary additionally contains entries on criminal phrases, political occasions, foreign firms and significant figures who've occupied the diplomatic scene or have written influentially approximately it over the past part millennium. All scholars of international relations and similar matters and particularly junior contributors of the various diplomatic companies of the realm will locate this e-book indispensable.

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Since the end of this conflict, such cooperation has taken a different form, being (according to a former head of *MI5) ‘less discreet, broader, more inclusive and above all more immediate’. See also Echelon. ceasefire. An agreement to this effect, which may relate to a specific area where fighting has erupted or to the whole armed front. It is usually implicit in such agreements that the cessation of firing is accompanied by no forward movement of positions or armament. This may be made explicit by the description of the agreement as, for example, a ‘ceasefire-in-place’ or a ‘standstill ceasefire’ .

Although it is common to speak of ‘Chatham House Rules’, in fact there is only one Rule. chief clerk. The title given to the senior official (a *deputy undersecretary of state) in Britain’s *Foreign and Commonwealth Office who is responsible for the administration of the *Diplomatic Service. chief military observer. The title often given to the head of a *peacekeeping operation which consists of *military observers. However, the head of the military observer group on the Arab–Israeli borders – founded in 1948 and still in being – has always been called chief of staff.

A formal demand made by one state on another for the rectification of or compensation for a legal wrong that allegedly has been done to it by the second state. class. See diplomatic classes. clausula rebus sic stantibus.

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