divide and conquer
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- A combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.
- (as imperative, proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.
Divide and conquer