Nicholas Wheeler’s ground-breaking new book presents a new theory of interpersonal trust between state leaders. Using case studies of US/ Soviet relations in the lead-up to the end of the Cold War, Indian/ Pakistani interactions in the wake of the 1998 nuclear tests, and US/ Iranian efforts at diplomatic outreach in 2009-10, the book argues how trust can be developed through face-to-face interactions and personal bonding. Prof Wheeler discusses his research on Trusting Enemies in his Inaugural Lecture.
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Wheeler, N. J. 2018. Trusting Enemies: Interpersonal Relationships in International Conflict, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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Dunn, David H (2018) Trumpian Diplomacy and UK-US Relations (Social Sciences Birmingham)
Dunn, David H (2018) A Few Good People? British Army is Struggling to Recruit Them (EA Worldview)
Edwards, Scott (2018) Battles for legitimacy: The arrest of a former Prime Minister and what's next after Malaysia's historic election (BISA)
Edwards, Scott (2018) The implications of Najib Razak's arrest for Malaysia: The good, the bad, and the ugly (Asia Dialogue)
Edwards, Scott (2018) Malaysia's first new government in six decades revels in a shocking victory (The Conversation)
Simon, Eszter (2018) Only Vladimir Putin benefited from the Russia-US summit (The New Statesman)
Fontana, Giuditta (2018) 20 Years since the Good Friday Agreement: What we can learn from Northern Ireland's Peace Process? (Social Sciences Birmingham)
Wheeler, Nicholas (2018) Trust in face-to-face diplomacy (Oxford University Press blog)
Wheeler, Nicholas and Holmes, Marcus (2018) Lessons for Trump-Kim summit from Reagan and Gorbachev: trust and reassurance before denuclearisation (The Conversation)
Wheeler, Nicholas and Holmes, Marcus (2018) Fake bonding? Will Trump and Putin's Helsinki meeting replay Singapore? (Social Sciences Birmingham)
Wheeler, Nicholas (2018) The Personal Chemistry of Trust in International Politics (BISA blog)
Wheeler, Nicholas (2018) Can Adversaries Become Friends? (Social Sciences Birmingham)
Wolff, Stefan and Malyarenko, Tatyana (2018) Unsustainable Status Quo or a Costly Stability? (Focus Ukraine)
Wolff, Stefan and Ross, Simona (2018) The merits and risks of reshaping internal power balances along subnational governance levels (Development for Peace)
Wolff, Stefan, and Malyarenko, Tatyana (2018) Ukraine is still on the edge, despite all efforts to stabilise it (The Conversation)