Who Said the Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend?

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The phrase 'the enemy of my enemy is my friend' is believed to be of Arabian origin and there is also a similar Chinese proverb.

It is unknown who used this phrase, however the idea of the quote is two parties that have a common enemy can use this as an advantage and work with one another to achieve a similar goal. There are many examples of this throughout history such as Britain and France uniting together in World War I against Germany.
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"Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer"is a quotation attributed to Sun-tzu, a Chinese general and military strategist from. 400 BC.
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