When your enemies defy you, you must feed them steel and fire. When they go to their knees, however, you must help them back to their feet. Elsewise no man will ever bend the knee to you.
~ Tywin Lannister gives Joffrey Baratheon a lesson in strategy
Strategic Villains are evildoers who, instead of facing their enemies head-on, use strategy to take out their foes.