"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.
Franco is cruel, capricious, and a dunce at statecraft (he declares war simultaneously on Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay).
But every user of a radical ideology as a tool of statecraft fears being out-radicalized.
It is this message alone more than any geopolitical impulse or statecraft that has the Russian government scrambling.
Edmund Burke's business was statecraft; his play was letters; but he lives for us through letters.
It was received graciously, and Henry's reply was a masterly piece of statecraft.
He was a celebrated gourmet, and his dinners were utilized by Napoleon as a useful adjunct to the arts of statecraft.
This reversal is pregnant with a new outlook for statecraft.
In Machiavelli's outlook the interest of womanhood was in a region of life almost infinitely remote from his statecraft.