Diplomats are on the front lines of international relations. The art of diplomacy is a complex, delicate, and important one. As a diplomat one must answer to his or her political masters, while showing counterparts respect and understanding toward their positions. Diplomacy requires putting aside personal feelings and relationships. It requires the development of personal rapport, supreme negotiation skills, and (I’ve heard) a strong tolerance for a variety of foods and spirits. Visit here often for the latest on diplomacy between India and the United States. This is indeed where the rubber meets the road.
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