"A gem that combines...the intricacies of the diplomatic trade with a communication skill that is rare among professionals of any field."--The Sunday Express"A very useful volume that should be read both by professional diplomats and by the general public."--Frontline"Offers an insightful look at the world of diplomats."--Business Line"The book, based on the author's decades of experience, his meticulous research, detailed interviews, and conceptual clarity is a must read."--Seminar
"The 21st Century Ambassador" by retired Indian Ambassador Kishan Rana is a brilliant, informed discussion of professional diplomacy, and even more important, relevant to today's reality. He outlines a meaningful and practical role for junior diplomats as well as "The 21st Century Ambassador" in the context of technological globalization. It covers all aspects of a diplomat's professional life from the most junior to the most senior ranks and would be a perfect text for the both academic and practical courses in diplomacy, as well as a reliable guide for journalists and other commentators.