a phrase used in The United States foreign policy since

the end of The Spanish-American War/Roosevelt Corollary (1898-1902) meaning :

as long as I (or my country) have a common enemy with a given person (or other country) I will take the risk that this friend (or allied country) of mine might later betray me.
Jason: James my man, I am doing a poli sci paper for school and am not sure what would be an appropriate epitome of the phrase my enemy's enemy is my friend.

James: The perfect epitome of this phrase would be IMHO, ask Henry Kissinger, one of the best experts of US Foreign Policy.
by Sexydimma March 20, 2013

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