PERAN TELEVISI AL-JAZEERA BAGI DIPLOMASI QATAR

FITRIA ALWI ASSEGGAFF, SUUD (2009) PERAN TELEVISI AL-JAZEERA BAGI DIPLOMASI QATAR. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

The term of international politics has been categorized states from its power and population. Qatar with the lack of security power and less of population named as small state, and its behaviour tends to be low profile in order to minimize the threat to its nation. While the nation keep steady in its condition, the government must overcome the situation to improve their foreign policy because the need of interaction with its national, regional and international society is the one thing that a nation cannot resist. Secret diplomacy of Qatar through Al-Jazeera Television, Qatar’ mass media, is the way that Qatar choose to support their foreign policy. State branding, that media could afford to its owner, is the form of secret diplomacy for a small state like Qatar to survive and compete in international politics arena without harming the nation but also improving its diplomacy. This research using qualitative method as the analysis technique and choose descriptive method as the type of the research, it means that the research done by describing data and analyze the role of Al-Jazeera for diplomacy of Qatar. The result shows that Al-Jazeera, that been used for creating the new image of Qatar as democratic and non-aligned country, requires in supporting Qatari diplomacy in international arena. Qatar was able to make an agreement in security and defense aspect with its biggest neighbor country, Saudi Arabia, and superpower country, United State of America, even if this two actor always feel irritated by Al-Jazeera appearance and existence. Al-Jazeera plays a bargaining role in its relations with this two important countries. Another significant role of Al-Jazeera in achieving success diplomacy for Qatar was the fact that Qatar has been choosen to be a host in many international event and conferences. Besides, the success branding of Qatar as neutral party in every conflict, put this small state as a mediator in many important cases around the world.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Science > Department of International Relationship
Depositing User: Anwar Jasin
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2012 08:48
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2012 08:48
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/2402

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