Hire a Writer Get an experienced writer start working on your paper. Check Samples Review our samples before placing an order. Academic Library Learn how to draft academic papers. International relations studies the relationships between different countries, economies, regions, and governments whilst considering the importance of trade, economic relations, foreign policies, international security, and diplomacy. International relations do not focus on a single country but discuss the events and how a particular event or incident has effected countries in one or more regions.
The following list of topics includes old subjects crying out for new interpretations as well as seriously under-researched subjects of more recent vintage. Secret hostages in Thai-PRC diplomacy, In , Sang Phathanothai, a senior Thai official and close confidante of his prime minister, secretly sent two of his children, a daughter of eight and a son of twelve, to live as privileged guests of the leadership of Communist China. The son, Wai, was deported during the notorious Cultural Revolution a decade later but the daughter, Sirin, remained in China until The Thai hostages case was drawn to my attention by my Diplo colleague, Kishan Rana , who tells me that the same practice was employed on the subcontinent in relations between the Rajput maharajas and the Mughal court. There were evidently other contacts between the PRC and Thailand, which had a very large Chinese community, so this would make an absorbing case study in diplomacy without diplomatic relations.