Diplomatic history
Diplomatic history deals with the history of international relations between states. Diplomatic history can be different from international relations in that the former can concern itself with the for...
Sept 18,1960-Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit
During a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy.
What's The Real Size Of Africa? How Western States Used Maps To Downplay Size Of Continent
The real size of Africa is much bigger than you think. The size of the continent on world maps has been downplayed in comparison to other parts of the world for hundreds of years.
BBC Travel - The hidden side of the Silk Road
Behind the preserved mosques and madrassas of the Silk Road lies another Uzbekistan – one that’s brash, messy and filled with gleeful anarchy.
BBC Travel - The Silk Road that no one sees
The pools beneath the pristine madrassa in Bukhara’s blue-tiled Lyab-i Hauz square were still. Men in long tunics hawked tea from silver pots in the cafes across the way. And narrow streets rolled int...
12 Other Clashes and Close Calls with the Russians
The shoot-down yesterday of a Russian aircraft by a Turkish F-16 is a worrisome development, but historically speaking, incidents involving the United States or NATO countries and Soviet or Russian fo...
Austria's Foreign Minister Is Just 27 Years Old
Sebastian Kurz was born in 1986. He joined the Austrian cabinet in December 2013, after being elected to parliament two months earlier.
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Putin Upholds Nazi-Soviet Pact To Carve Up Eastern Europe
In the midst of VE Day 70th anniversary commemorations in Europe and around the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly upheld the famous pact that the then Soviet Union made with Nazi Ge...
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
The Most Feared Pirates to Ever Set Sail
From Calico Jack and Blackbeard to William Kidd and Sir Francis Drake these are the most feared pirates to ever set sail.
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Black Sam and his pirate ship were ruthless and feared, yet decisions on the ship were made by all. The Pirate Code : MON JUNE 2 10P et/pt : http://channel.n...
Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35 - YouTube
Sep 20, 2012 ... In which John Green teaches you about European Imperialism in the 19th century. European powers started to create colonial empires way ...
Political history of the world
The political history of the world is the history of the various political entities created by the human race throughout their existence and the way these states define their borders. Throughout histo...
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History of public international law
The history of public international law examines the evolution and development of public international law in both state practice and conceptual understanding. Modern international law developed out o...
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History of the United Nations
The history of the United Nations as an international organization has its origins in World War II. Since then its aims and activities have expanded to make it the archetypal international body in the...
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Foreign minister
A Minister of Foreign Affairs, or foreign minister, is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a nation's foreign affairs.
In some nations, such as India, the foreign minister is referred to as ...
Pax Romana
Pax Romana (Latin for "Roman peace") was the long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by the Roman military force experienced by the Roman Empire after the end of the Final War of the Roman...
Byzantine diplomacy
Byzantine diplomacy concerns the principles, methods, mechanisms, ideals, and techniques that the Byzantine Empire espoused and used in order to negotiate with other states and to promote the goals of...
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Foreign relations of Imperial China
Imperial China had a long tradition of foreign relations. From the Qin dynasty until the Qing dynasty, the culture of China had an impact upon neighboring and distant countries, while gradually being ...
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Foreign relations of Meiji Japan
During the Meiji period, the new Government of Meiji Japan also modernized foreign policy, an important step in making Japan a full member of the international community. The traditional East Asia wor...
Black Ships
The Black Ships (in Japanese, 黒船, kurofune, Edo Period term) was the name given to Western vessels arriving in Japan in the 16th and 19th centuries.In 1543 Portuguese initiated the first contacts, est...
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Gunboat diplomacy
In international politics, gunboat diplomacy (or "Big Stick ideology" in U.S. history) refers to the pursuit of foreign policy objectives with the aid of conspicuous displays of naval power—implying o...
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Foreign relations of the Ottoman Empire
The foreign relations of the Ottoman Empire were characterized by competition with the Persian Empire to the east and Europe to the west. The foreign relations of the Ottomans began to collapse in the...
Foreign relations of the United Kingdom
The diplomatic foreign relations of the United Kingdom are implemented by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The Prime Minister and numerous other agencies play a role in setting policy, and many in...
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History of U.S. foreign policy
History of U.S. foreign policy is a brief overview of major trends regarding the foreign policy of the United States from the American Revolution to the present. The major themes are becoming an "Empi...
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Diplomatic history of Australia
The diplomatic history of Australia covers the events of Australian foreign relations.
At the beginning of World War II, Australia was a dominion in the British Empire, and depended on Britain for...
Concert of Europe
The Concert of Europe (also Vienna system of international relations), also known as the Congress System after the Congress of Vienna, represented the balance of power that existed in Europe from the ...
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Pax Britannica
Pax Britannica (Latin for "British Peace", modelled after Pax Romana) was the period of relative peace in Europe and the world (1815–1914) during which the British Empire became the global hegemon (do...
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