Chris Rickleton · December, 2010

Latest posts by Chris Rickleton from December, 2010

Kyrgyzstan: Coalition building, Machiavelli style

  10 December 2010

Niccolo Machiavelli, the Florentine renaissance era political philosopher, had an especially bleak view of human nature. Exiled in his native Italy and publically denounced by popes and politicians in the centuries since his death, his eminent treatise ‘The Prince’ is nevertheless still devoured secretly – and compulsively – by diplomats,...