Realpolitik is a noun. So use it like this: -"My sister eagerly wanted to be the class president. Sometimes, she thought that realpolitik would suffice." Realpolitik, as you know, came from Machiavelli's 'The Prince' but it seemed to be used in uniting Italy lol. -Heinrich-
Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck coined the term Realpolitik.
Politics of reality translates as Realpolitik.
He used realpolitik for becoming the chancellor of Prussia and to build up Prussia's army.
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend" is a main policy in realpolitik. This led the US to support corrupt & brutal dictatorships.
Otto Von Bismark