Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to realpolitik.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

realpolitik +‎ -al

Examples

  • Am I, are so many of us, just silly "fairy tale" neophytes in the face of Davis 'realpolitikal savvy?

    Frank Dwyer: Vote for the More-Electable Hillary?: A Reply to Lanny Davis

  • Support for the Kurds is sometimes pitched not as recognition of a legitimate territorial claim on their part, but as a realpolitikal move to break up Iraq and create a pro-American base in the region either by itself or as part of a sectarian division of Iraq into Sunni, Shiite, and Kurdish regions.

    Lean Left » Blog Archive » In Which I am Unfashionably Unsympathetic to the Kurds

  • If that sounds too idealistic to realpolitikal ears, says Brazil's Foreign Minister and former ambassador to the U.S. Antonio Patriota, so be it.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • This is the way it was before the mid-1990s, the period when Washington decided to de-emphasize moral arguments in favor of the realpolitikal legalization approach provided by high-powered pollsters and public relations consultants.

    RaceWire

  • If you're interested in facilitating an objective assessment of the pain and mortality experienced by each side * in this particular conflict*, you have nothing to fear, and everything to gain, by tracking down all the available photographic evidence and presenting it in a word-free forum purified of realpolitikal, or philosophical, or even narrative, spin.

    3quarksdaily

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.