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Also known as the big stick policy, this was the foreign policy popularized by the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt in 1901. Essentially, one's assets were used to intimidate opponents rather than one's words.
"Speak softly and carry a big stick, and you will go far." - Theodore Roosevelt, 1901

"I firmly believe in and practice big stick diplomacy when pursuing life goals."
by H.M.S. The Leopold December 29, 2008
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