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noun as in diplomacy

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This becomes a fact between us—a rogue piece of information—that we start to guard with excellent statecraft.

Maybe it's a sense that kind of history ended in the 1990s, with the fall of the Soviet Union, and that those kind of old-fashioned tools of statecraft and competition had disappeared.

This is because espionage has become an integral part of American statecraft.

It is this message alone more than any geopolitical impulse or statecraft that has the Russian government scrambling.

"Deadlines are a two-way street," Dennis Ross wrote in his 2007 book, Statecraft.

Know and select the right instruments of statecraft and orchestrate them to maximum effect.

But every user of a radical ideology as a tool of statecraft fears being out-radicalized.

To those who have exhausted statecraft, nothing remains but the realm of pure thought.

My ideas about statecraft have passed through three main phases to the final convictions that remain.

It has been the chronic mistake of statecraft and all organising spirits to attempt immediately to scheme and arrange and achieve.

In no man have I perceived so sympathetically the great contrast between warm, personal things and the white dream of statecraft.

The shadow of the village pump has departed from his statecraft, and his political horizon girdles the earth.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to statecraft, such as: negotiation, artfulness, craft, delicacy, discretion, and expedience.

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