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94,738. In the evolving world order, the comparative advantage of the United States lies in military force, in which it ranks supreme. Diplomacy and international law have always been regarded as an annoying encumbrance, unless they can be used to advantage against an enemy ... but when the veil is lifted, we commonly see that diplomacy is understood as a disguise for the rule of force. (US Empire & Diplomacy) Noam Chomsky, Deterring Democracy
24,024. The best diplomat I know is a fully-activated phaser bank. (Star Trek & Diplomacy) Star Trek: A Taste of Armageddon s1e23, Scotty
24,147. We must acknowledge once and for all that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis. (Star Trek & Diplomacy & Crisis) Star Trek: The Mark of Gideon s3e16
25,860. All war represents a failure of diplomacy. (War & Diplomacy) Tony Benn
27,045. There’s no last word in diplomacy. (World War II & Diplomacy & Pearl Harbor) Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 starring Joseph Cotton & Martin Balsam & Jason Robards & So Yamamura & Tatsuya Mihashi & E G Marshall & James Whitmore & Takahiro Tamura et al, director Richard Fleischer
28,138. Hitler had selected von Ribbentrop to be his foreign minister because he naively believed that a man who had been dealing in champagne would know something about diplomacy. (Nazis & Diplomacy) John Dolibois, interpreter US prosecution
56,988. By the middle of the second millennium B.C. there was a new game to play – diplomacy. The Hittite Kings of Anatolia were the pioneers of this new form of war by other means. (Hittites & Diplomacy & Turkey) Richard Miles, Ancient Worlds: Come Together
70,287. Diplomacy is to do and say
The nastiest thing in the nicest way. Isaac Goldberg, cited The Reflex October 1927
70,288. A diplomat ... is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip. Caskie Stinnett, Out of the Red 1960
70,289. A constructive approach to diplomacy doesn’t mean relinquishing one’s rights. It means engaging with one's counterparts, on the basis of equal footing and mutual respect, to address shared concerns and achieve shared objectives. Hassan Rouhani
70,290. Diplomacy: the art of restraining power. Henry Kissinger
70,291. Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions. Winston Churchill
70,292. Diplomacy, n. is the art of letting somebody else have your way. David Frost
73,444. I have been a foreigner all my life, first as a daughter of diplomats, then as a political refugee and now as an immigrant in the US. I have had to leave everything behind and start anew several times, and I have lost most of my extended family. (Foreigner & Family & Diplomacy) Isabel Allende
87,169. How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read. (Rule & Diplomat & War & Journalist) Karl Kraus, Aphorisms and More Aphorisms 1909
116,298. Knowing what to sweep under the carpet is the art of diplomacy, wouldn’t you say? (Spy & Diplomacy) Cambridge Spies I II III IV, BBC 2003, British spy chief to Angleton
118,064. Diplomacy … is the very map and marker of civilisation. (Spy Films & Diplomacy) The Constant Gardner 2005 starring Ralph Fiennes & Rachel Weisz & Danny Huston & Hubert Kounde & Archie Panjabi & Bill Nighy & Gerard McSorley & Pete Postlethwaite & Donald Sumpter & Richard McCabe et al, director Fernando Meirelles, Fiennes’ lecture
119,504. The American Embassy in London: home to the United Sates government on British soil. With unprecedented access Channel 4 has spent a year behind its closed doors. This is diplomacy in the age of Trump. (Diplomacy & US Foreign Relations) Inside the American Embassy I, Channel 4 2018
119,505. We follow the Embassy’s controversial move across London. (Diplomacy & US Foreign Relations) ibid.
119,506. Robert Wood Johnson: The 71-year-old billionaire is an heir to the Johnson and Johnson pharmaceutical giant and owner of the New York Jets. (Diplomacy & US Foreign Relations) ibid.
119,507. To secure American interests, the Embassy has teams of political officers: experts on the British economy and Westminster. (Diplomacy & US Foreign Relations) ibid.
119,637. Under this president, getting into America is tougher than ever. The US embassy is a US border within the UK. (Diplomacy & UK Foreign Relations) Inside the American Embassy II: Trump’s UK Border
119,638. Every day a further 800 people are approved or denied by the team of Consular officers. (Diplomacy & UK Foreign Relations) ibid.
119,639. The quarter of a million Americans living in the UK. (Diplomacy & UK Foreign Relations) ibid.
119,694. Behind the scenes, America is telling the British government what it wants using a centuries-old form of communication known as demarche. (Diplomacy & US Foreign Relations) Inside the American Embassy III
119,695. For the embassy’s diplomats there’s one issue they cannot keep out of the public eye – American chlorinated chicken. It’s been off the menu in the UK for 20 years. (Diplomacy & US Foreign Relations & Chicken) ibid.