Infographics - Diplomacy

How Mediation Works in International Conflicts

As is the case with every relationship, governments sometimes conflict. When this happens, they may require the help of a third-party mediator to steer the conflict toward a peaceful resolution.

The Nuclear Problem: Russia & The U.S.

As of September 2016, the Russian Federation had deployed close to 1,800 strategic warheads while the U.S. had deployed just over 1,250 warheads.

The Rise of Cyber Threats

The Internet is a real entity but its tangible nature creates a big challenge for security experts.

How Will Improved Relations between the U.S.and Cuba Affect Our Respective Economies?

Despite the close proximity between the two lands, the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba has been troubled and broken since the 1960s. However, the Obama administration's overtures to the Cubans have warmed relations and improved economic co-operation.

The Increasing Need for Cyber Diplomacy

Historically, diplomacy has happened in secrecy, behind closed doors. However, new communication technologies are making diplomacy more open and public.

What's Next for Our Increasingly Overpopulated World?

At seven billion people and counting, the population of the globe is increasing with no signs of slowing down.

Law of the Sea & International Maritime Trade

Maritime trade officially began in the year 1648, when the Treaty of Westphalia confirmed the ideas set out by Hugo Grotius, who said that the sea should be open for international trade.

Are United Nations' Peacekeepers Missions Effective?

Developing countries in parts of the world that have been stricken by disease and war normally get assistance from the international community through U.N. peacekeeping missions.