Cocktails, Crises and Cockroaches: A Diplomatic Trail pdf epub fb2

Cocktails, Crises and Cockroaches: A Diplomatic Trail by James Reeve epub fb2 djvu

Author: James Reeve
Title: Cocktails, Crises and Cockroaches: A Diplomatic Trail
ISBN: 1860644457
ISBN13: 978-1860644450
Other Formats: lrf mbr docx lrf
Pages: 256 pages
Publisher: I.B.Tauris (October 29, 1999)
Language: English
Size EPUB version: 1729 kb
Size FB2 version: 1352 kb
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences

Cocktails, Crises and Cockroaches is an entertaining yet instructive account of the life and experiences of a frontline diplomat in a variety of countries. The realities and flavors of diplomatic life (including its frustration, risks and comedy) are interwoven with local color, travel and contemporary history in a lively manner. Background settings include: the security and intelligence problems in post-war Europe, the break in diplomatic relations with Iran in 1951, the first meeting of the UN General Assembly to be held in New York, Churchill’s second spell as Prime Minister, Washington during the Suez crises, Thailand under Chinese Communist threat, West Germany in the ""economic miracle"" years, Libya at the time of the June War and the Ghadaffi Revolution, Hungary and East Germany during the Cold War.

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