Nicholas Burns on diplomacy

Diplomacy returns to US arsenal
The Boston Globe
Op-ed by: Nicholas Burns, professor of the practice of diplomacy and international politics and a member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors
Topic: Diplomacy

“WITH LITTLE fanfare, the Obama administration is adopting a new approach to foreign policy. More than a decade after 9/11, President Obama is following Churchill’s insight that ‘to jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.’ This return to diplomacy doesn’t exclude the use of force in dealing with terrorists, but is an adept pivot by an administration searching for a new formula to advance American interests in the world.”

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