Definition of statecraft
: the art of conducting state affairs
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However, to portray these differences of statecraft as moving from interdependence to independence—
The political Netflix series, starring Kevin Spacey and RobinWright, thrives on mirroring the more conniving side of U.S. statecraft, combing through American history to find story lines that feed and shape its White House narrative.
Rep. Francis Rooney, Vatican ambassador from 2005-2008, said much of the statecraft occurs on the sidelines of the main event, in meetings between the countries' chief diplomats.
Indeed, the central policy goals of both North Korea and China are directly at odds with almost a century of American statecraft.
President Donald Trump has put a distinctive Florida stamp on his first 100 days in office by making seven trips to his Mar-a-Lago estate, mixing golf, statecraft and controversy.
Aside from his deadly record, some local diplomats worry about Duterte’s disdain for statecraft, irreverence and bluntly frank and profane language that could weigh on ASEAN, a conservative group steeped in tradition, protocol and nuanced rhetoric.
That statecraft, however, was more than just a realpolitik power play.
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Definition of statecraft for English Language Learners
: the art or skill of conducting government affairs
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