A Unique Foreign Policy Produces a Key Player in Middle Eastern and Global Diplomacy
This research brief describes work documented in Oman and the World: The Emergence of an Independent Foreign Policy (MR-680-RC).
Excerpt: To understand Oman's current foreign policy is to understand how skilled diplomacy works — how balancing interests, tolerance toward differences, and a determined search for mutual benefits can open international doors and keep them open, even during conflict. While other nations in the Middle East have been driven by ideology and short-term gains, the Sultanate of Oman has pursued its own course, holding to the belief that peaceful negotiation is essential to the overall, long-term goals of Omani security and prosperity.
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- Year: 1995
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