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Title   Quiet diplomacy in Zimbabwe: a case study of South Africa in Africa
Author Lodge, Tom
Edition PDF
Published Leiden: ASC
Year 2004-10-27
Pages 10
Abstract Presentation, delivered at the Africa Studies Centre in Leiden, focusing on South Africa's relationship with Africa, with the "quiet diplomacy" on Zimbabwe as case study. The consensual position among academic foreign-policy commentators is that South Africaís foreign policy was in an early phase largely shaped by 'idealist' human-rights perspectives, but it has changed to a more pragmatic and indeed narrow definition of national interest as well as a growing commitment to multilateral approaches. It will examine Zimbabwe as a case study to test the validity of such an argument. Tom Lodge is a political scientist at Wits University.

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