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Strategic Dialogue through Poetic Improvisation

Web resources and bibliography

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Preamble
Indicative possibilities of reframing strategic engagement
Clarification of Islamic views
Improvisation in poetic debate
Examples of poetic interaction
Towards an imaginative reflection on possible "Rules of Poetic Engagement"
Conclusion
References

Introduction

This document contains the bibliographical resources originally assembled for Poetic Engagement with Afghanistan, Caucasus and Iran: an unexplored strategic opportunity? (2009) in response to strategic challenges in the region named.

This is a development of earlier studies of the interface between strategy and poetry (Poetry-making and Policy-making: arranging a marriage between Beauty and the Beast, 1993; Ensuring Strategic Resilience through Haiku Patterns: reframing the scope of the "martial arts" in response to strategic threats, 2006) as well as in relation to the role of music and song (A Singable Earth Charter, EU Constitution or Global Ethic? 2006; Reframing the EU Reform Process -- through Song responding to the Irish challenge to the Lisbon Treaty, 2008; All Blacks of Davos vs All Greens of Porto Alegre: reframing global strategic discord through polyphony? 2007).

More speculatively, the argument had previously been explored as Aesthetics of Governance in the Year 2490 (1990).

The references included here focus on an interface associated with enabling skills that combine the following:


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