Like poker players, national strategists sometimes over or under play their plans.

Overplayed "We are sorry, but we will keep the spoils, thank you".



Underplayed Very unlikely Iran will be able to increase production dramatically unless the West needs to build that country up a bit more for its delusional replays of WWs 1&2.

Unclear Agendas 

Overstated Understatements 

China Extremely Underplayed

A necessary new category. 

UK Overplayed

Also necessary.