This helped me understand more of what I read in book.
Ross uses this discussion as a segue into the most important section of the book, which is the actual methods of negotiation and mediation.
All Americans hope that president-elect Obama will bring more savvy to foreign policy than the outgoing president.
Excellent reading for those involved with diplomacy or political science. Ross
states solutions that could possibly resolve America's dilemmas and change
our policies... Read more
I've enjoyed this book. Was fortunate to hear Ross speak at Chautauqua Institute this summer. This helped me understand more of what I read in book. Read morePublished 20 months ago by doglover
Dennis Ross is a foreign policy pro with diplomatic sensitivity and moderate neo-liberal leanings who has written an intelligent, nuanced guide for American policymakers with... Read morePublished on December 16, 2008 by Thomas W. Sulcer
What is supposed to be a textbook about "statecraft" and how to do it correctly, as outlined in the author's case studies and rules to follow for negotiation and mediation, is... Read morePublished on December 7, 2008 by Aka Vivisector
One of America's foremost practitioners of negotiation and mediation has produced the definitive guide for restoring America's leadership position in the world. Read morePublished on November 22, 2008 by Lee L.
Denis Ross served both in the Bush 41 and the Clinton administrations, and gained general acclaim for his efforts as the Middle East envoy to try and negotiate an all-encompassing... Read morePublished on November 14, 2007 by Paul Allaer
This book reflects a brilliant and analytical mind. I heard the author speak at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco and was blown away by Dennis Ross's clear and logical... Read morePublished on October 19, 2007 by John W. Cecil
I've seen Dennis Ross speak on the issues he discusses in Statecraft but I've never read a better book on the subject. Read morePublished on August 20, 2007 by L. May