Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Rebel Diplomacy in Civil War

  • Reyko Huang
| Spring 2016


When and why do rebel groups conduct diplomacy during civil wars? The groups that are most likely to engage in diplomacy are those seeking to secede and to acquire domestic political backing. Diplomacy is crucial to securing international legitimacy for secessionist groups, which in turn increases rebels’ support at home.

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For Academic Citation: Huang, Reyko. Rebel Diplomacy in Civil War.” Quarterly Journal: International Security, vol. 40. no. 4. (Spring 2016):

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