Vladimir Putin

Mavor, Professor James

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Defining the balance of power as the equilibrium of political forces at a particular moment. The processes whereby it may be disturbed, and whereby it may be re-established. A wide historical survey, including a masterly analysis of events in recent times. The supreme task of diplomacy. Knowing what to do when the balance of power has been disturbed. Skilful statesmanship. [Synopsis only of this address available.]