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  • n. One who engages in brinksmanship.


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  • Had the Administration tried to work openly with Congress on a lot of these matters, rather than continually assert the rights of Executive Authority, we might not be in the state we are in, now, after this brinksman approach.


  • And even while the brinksman maintains his precarious balance on the uncharted and crumbling rim of an unfathomable abyss, his fellow-citizens see their treasures sinking into at least four engulfing craters, each much more capacious than Fort Knox.

    The Dangers of the Nuclear Age

  • He is a brinksman who doesn't know where the brink is, and his ego may well have become too grandiose for him to do this. "

    Four Ways The War Could End


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