Words nearby brinkmanship
How to use brinkmanship in a sentence
Both sides are elevating their brinkmanship in a way that makes a government shutdown — if not the nation’s first-ever default — more likely.
He’s playing a daring game of brinkmanship that could mean Congress doesn’t have the votes to raise it, period.What to know about the big budget battles in Congress|Amber Phillips|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
Kim has proved himself as adept at brinkmanship as his illustrious father and grandfather.South Korean President Moon Jae-in Makes One Last Attempt to Heal His Homeland|Charlie Campbell|June 23, 2021|Time
Some experts saw Johnson’s play as “macho brinkmanship” aimed at forcing the EU to budge in the larger negotiations, but the EU has held firm.The EU and the UK still haven’t reached a post-Brexit agreement. What’s next?|Jen Kirby|October 16, 2020|Vox
As Johanns told the Daily Beast, “In Washington there is no end to the brinkmanship.”Senate Raises Debt Ceiling After GOP 'Dysfunction'|Ben Jacobs|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both sides are wary of yet another round of brinkmanship and Galston puts the odds of another shutdown at zero.
The Gallup Economic Confidence Index was sandbagged by the October government shutdown and debt-ceiling brinkmanship.
“With each round of brinkmanship, the views [of global investors] are changing,” said Zandi.The GOP’s Uncertainty Strategy Is Killing the Recovery|Kirsten Powers|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the last few days, investors have opened the Washington Brinkmanship Playbook.Wall Street Is Starting to Worry About a Potential Government Shutdown|Daniel Gross|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for brinkmanship
Cultural definitions for brinkmanship
The policy of a nation that pushes a dangerous situation to the limits of safety (the “brink”) before pulling back; an aggressive and adventurous foreign policy.