By G R Berridge, Alan James (auth.)
This new Dictionary , the main entire ever devoted to international relations, will supply a miles wanted source within the box. not just does it include a accomplished diversity of diplomatic phrases, however it additionally contains entries on felony phrases, political occasions, overseas firms and significant figures who've occupied the diplomatic scene or written influentially approximately it over the past part millennium. All scholars of international relations and comparable topics and contributors of the various diplomatic prone of the realm will locate this booklet indispensable.
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See also Diplomatic Service, British. commercial ofﬁce. This post is virtually the same as a *trade ofﬁce. It is not to be confused with a *commercial section. commercial ofﬁcer. A rather loose term which generally signiﬁes a *diplomatic agent who is a member of the *commercial section of a diplomatic mission. In the US *Foreign Service such an individual, if not a member of the Department of Commerce, is known as an ‘economic ofﬁcer’. See also trade ofﬁcer. commercial secretary. See commercial counsellor.
As with *ciphers, messages put into code are said to have been ‘encrypted’ and broken codes ‘decrypted’. See also cryptanalysis, cryptography. 36 Codel Codel. A US Foreign Service abbreviation for one of the most feared categories of embassy visitor: the congressional delegation. See also visiting ﬁreman. codiﬁcation. The systematic presentation of rules of *international law in a *multilateral treaty. In principle, codiﬁcation is distinct from the *progressive development of the law. But in practice it is hard to codify law without at the same time introducing at least some changes to resolve uncertainties and inconsistencies.
He was minister to Switzerland from 1814 until 1818 and attended the *Congress of Vienna to represent the British position on Swiss affairs. He served as minister to the USA from 1820 until 1824 and afterwards went on a special mission to Russia. In 1825 he was sent once more to Turkey, now with the rank of ambassador, and remained there until the end of 1827. The years following Stratford’s return from his second tour in Turkey saw a long period of parliamentary politics leavened with special diplomatic missions to Turkey (again) and Portugal.
A Dictionary of Diplomacy by G R Berridge, Alan James (auth.)