rogue state

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rogue state

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state that conducts its policy in a dangerously unpredictable way, disregarding international law or diplomacy
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Noun1.rogue state - a state that does not respect other states in its international actions
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
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You have to deal with rogue governments, and, indeed, friendly ones who let their cyberweapons fall into the wrong hands.
Of course, investors have to be protected against rogue governments seizing their property.
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And on the international level, the government needs to warn those rogue governments behind the failed attempts, notably Iraq and Iran.
abroad, and are often targeted by rogue governments and interest groups.
government advisory panel originally deemed both findings too dangerous to publish because of the fear that terrorist groups or rogue governments could use the information to develop biological weapons.
While a global treaty may impose stricter export controls on sales to nations that now lack them, diplomats said rogue governments and militants would likely continue to find black-market options.