bargaining chip

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leverage in the form of an inducement or a concession useful in successful negotiations

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to abrogate the alliance and pull out its forces from South Korea if either side ever chooses to use military readiness as a bargaining chip.
Noting that equations have changed after the Rashideen blasts, he said, "The bodies of nearly 42 martyrs of the blasts have been taken away to Turkey and Ankara intends to use them as a bargaining chip in future negotiations.
Usapin ng hustisiya ito, ang panawagan para sa release ng mga political prisoners (We condemn President Duterte's treatment of political prisoners as bargaining chip.
The German colonel said he understood that the Slovyansk mayor could use the observers as a bargaining chip.
The emergence of the convicted spy Jonathan Pollard as a bargaining chip in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations is a lamentable sign of America's desperation to keep both sides talking.
The DPRK announced publicly in May 2013 it would not use the fate of Kenneth Bae as a political bargaining chip," the official said.
Therefore, the reunion should go ahead and it should not become a bargaining chip as the North tries to stop the South from its annual military exercises in a few weeks, which is always a time of increased tension between the parts of a tragically divided nation.
Since 2003, Syria has demanded that the countries in the region dismantle their weapons of mass destruction, and the chemical weapons were meant to be a bargaining chip in Syria's hands in exchange for Israel dismantling its nuclear arsenal," the Syrian president continued.
Occupied Al-Quds, Dhu-AlQa'dah 16, 1434, Sep 22, 2013, SPA -- A 20-year-old Israeli soldier was allegedly killed by a Palestinian seeking to use the body as a bargaining chip to release his jailed brother, the army said, UPI reported.
However, Al-Maliki added, "Iraq rejects usage of chemical arms from any party as well exploitation of the Syrian people plight as a bargaining chip in the international market of transactions.
The Sindh government had previously held off from awarding ministries beyond a handful, hoping to use the cabinet seats as a bargaining chip to woo the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to come over to the treasury benches as coalition partners.
Two of the key suspects, living in the West Bank city of Ramallah, are accused of planning to kidnap an Israeli soldier to use as a bargaining chip in a prisoner swap for PFLP head, Ahmed Sdat.
He added that they are holding on to the spot as a bargaining chip with the government.
Summary: Aoun said Tuesday that he agreed to the 1960 electoral law as a "one-time law" and accused the opposition of treating the election law like a bargaining chip for other gains.
The debate comes just prior to the expiry of the mandate for a UN observer mission on July 20, and Lavrov has claimed that the West is using the deadline as a bargaining chip.