The term "shuttle diplomacy" became widespread following Henry Kissinger's term as United States Secretary of State. Kissinger participated in shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East and in the People's Republic of China.
In a major outbreak of Israel-Hezbollah fighting in 1996, U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher conducted shuttle diplomacy, traveling to, among other places, Syria. Having persuaded the Syrians to rein in Hezbollah, Christopher achieved a cease-fire.
Israel, US split on parallel talks plan. Dispute over shuttle diplomacy leads to rescheduling of Rice press conference
Mar 27, 2007; HERB KEINON, AP contributed to this report. Jerusalem Post 03-27-2007 Headline: Israel, US split on parallel talks plan. Dispute...