Noun(1) politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations
(1) National realpolitik is becoming unreal, not only in Europe, but throughout the world.(2) Cooper's mistake was to pose these policies in the old-fashioned language of realpolitik and power, rather than relying on the moral rhetoric of the day.(3) The first, we would say, is based on realpolitik , the second on principle.(4) For all its underpinnings in realpolitik , the strategy committed the United States to multilateralism.(5) That's a perfectly reasonable, realpolitik consideration for a government.(6) Power politics and realpolitik emphasized by realists is seen as being derived from shared knowledge which is self-fulfilling.(7) The promotion of democracy and human rights serves American interests in ways that realpolitik can never accomplish alone.(8) From the beginning, U.S. policy in South Vietnam was a conflict between realpolitik and democratic ideals.(9) We can hardly take pride in a successful war against Germany motivated less by principle than realpolitik .(10) Vedrine makes clear he is a subtle practitioner of realpolitik in the tradition of Richelieu, Talleyrand, and de Gaulle.(11) Are we to jump to the conclusion, therefore, that they have abandoned the left in the name of pragmatism and realpolitik ?(12) Surely realpolitik dictates that this Government must use its final Budget to please the voting classes.(13) In this world, power politics and classical realpolitik have become obsolete.(14) The problem, of course, is with hypocrisy - realpolitik and dressing it up in moral language.(15) Thank you for your reply to my letter, which confirms your reliance on legalism-moralism rather than realpolitik to determine international policy.(16) But the vision called up by realpolitik , or realistic politics, is beyond example crazy and incredible.
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