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The use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence.
- ‘One of the most striking achievements of the book is to demonstrate the reliance upon the lessons and personnel of dollar diplomacy in 1923.’
- ‘Despite its broad goals, by necessity, it is selective in its consideration of dollar diplomacy.’
- ‘For decades they used dollar diplomacy to win over nations with limited budgets where small projects building roads, bridges, wells and fisheries went a long way.’
- ‘Its aid to its allies has fueled controversy and dollar diplomacy has come in for criticism.’
- ‘Despite repeated protestations to the contrary by administration officials, such critics describe its foreign policy as being based almost entirely on dollar diplomacy.’
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