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Author Phillips, David L. (David Lawrence), 1959-
Title Unsilencing the past : track two diplomacy and Turkish-Armenian reconciliation / David L. Phillips.
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2005.
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 Floor2  DS195 .P35 2005    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 168 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction ---- 1. Lessons from the eastern Mediterranean --- 2. First contact --- 3. Legislating history --- 4. Empathy --- 5. A historic step --- 6. Storm of controversy --- 7. Let a hundred flowers bloom --- 8. Terror strikes --- 9. Reconciliation dilemma --- 10. Taking stock --- 11. Applicability of the genocide convention --- 12. War in Iraq --- 13. At the border --- 14. From theory to practice.
Summary The Turkish-Armenian conflict has lasted for nearly a century and still continues in attenuated forms to poison the relationship between these two peoples. The author, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations and previously advisor to the United Nations, undertook, as head of the Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Committee, to bring the two sides together and to work with them towards a peaceful resolution of the enmity that had made any contact between them taboo. His lively account of the difficult negotiations makes fascinating reading; it shows that the newly developed "track-two diplomacy" is an effective tool for reconciling even intractable foes through fostering dialog, contact and cooperation.
Subject Armenian question.
Conflict management -- Turkey.
Turkey -- Ethnic relations.
Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Commission.
Related To Online version: Phillips, David L. (David Lawrence), 1959- Unsilencing the past. New York : Berghahn Books, 2005 (OCoLC)607569854
ISBN 1845450078
OCLC number 55948006