Dar es Salaam, Nov. 23 -- Why Tanzania ambassadors must change after conference   

GLOBALIZATION and economic interdependence alter diplomacy and therefore changes the skill-set needed for diplomats. In this new globalized political-economic environment, the only way to conduct successful diplomacy is to adjust to the new game, writes a researcher, Ms Judit Trunkos from the University of South Carolina.

She argues that economic interdependence pushes countries to work together, and that the interlocking economic systems of the individual nations force cooperation on all participants and dictate that the foreign representative considers economic goals as priorities while representing the interest of the nation.

In general pers...