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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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Any state not abiding by international treaties is a rogue state (Noam Chomsky's Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs or Requiem for the American Dream).
He said during a statement today that these gangs have united with some rogue states in the region and Corrupt Organizations and there must be a overwhelming renaissance to fight them, warning that "any delay in the fight against terrorism because the delay will lead the world into catastrophy for human civilization.
Chapters offer a strong history of American diplomacy with these rogue states, trace the costs of dealing with them, and consider more challenges to the processes of traditional diplomacy.
George W Bush warned in one speech that rogue states "could provide weapons of mass destruction to terrorists, giving them the means to match their hatred.
This is not as a result of any malign intent but as a consequence of its inherent political instability, the unpredictable and sometimes malevolent behaviour of its intelligence services, the ISI, its willingness to share nuclear technology with rogue states and others, and its potential to export terrorism, he alleged.
AS drones in the wrong hands can also be used as flying bombs, making possible precision 9/11 style attacks on building, factories, power stations, sports stadiums and even flown through the flight paths of busy airports; it is only a matter of time before rogue states (and terrorist groups) obtain drone technology, and as they could set up their control rooms within highly populated areas; we would be left with few options other than jamming electronic communications worldwide and/or shooting down every manmade object that flies.
SIR - As drones in the wrong hands can also be used as flying bombs, making possible precision 9/11 style attacks on buildings, factories, power stations, sports stadiums and even flown through the flight paths of busy airports, it is only a matter of time before rogue states (and terrorist groups) obtain drone technology.
The move follows HSBC's record settlement with US regulators last month over accusations the bank allowed rogue states and drug cartels to launder billions of pounds through its US arm.
It follows their record settlement with US regulators over accusations the bank allowed rogue states and drug cartels to launder billions.
Although the behavior of rogue states such as Iran may be catalyzing this change in attitude, the language of Declaration 2 also carries the strong implication that in the future Congress will gauge the missile threat more broadly than just focusing on the activities and progress of ballistic missile and nuclear programs in such rogue states.
The group said it had set aside an additional $800m (PS500m) to cover fines from US authorities which accused the bank of inadvertently allowing rogue states and drug cartels to launder billions through its US arm.
Litwak (international security, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC) adds a third volume to Rogue States and U.