- the art of government and diplomacy.
Origin of statecraft
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Examples from the Web for statecraft
This is because espionage has become an integral part of American statecraft.The CIA in Germany: A Secret History
July 10, 2014
It is this message alone more than any geopolitical impulse or statecraft that has the Russian government scrambling.Why America Must Stop Comparing Ukraine To World War II
March 10, 2014
"Deadlines are a two-way street," Dennis Ross wrote in his 2007 book, Statecraft.How Not To Negotiate With Iran
May 29, 2013
Know and select the right instruments of statecraft and orchestrate them to maximum effect.The Essential Spy Guide
Henry A. Crumpton
May 2, 2013
But every user of a radical ideology as a tool of statecraft fears being out-radicalized.Tehran's Pitiful Bid For Attention
September 21, 2012
It was received graciously, and Henry's reply was a masterly piece of statecraft.Henry VIII.
A. F. Pollard
It is true that statecraft must make human nature its basis.
This reversal is pregnant with a new outlook for statecraft.
That a statecraft might deal with the tariff as an aid to its purposes is evident.
Perhaps he was right; with his statecraft it may well be that he could have done no other than what he did.The King's Mirror
- the art of conducting public affairs; statesmanship
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