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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As a matter of fact, US should understand that its support to a rogue state of Israel is unjustifiable.
A better rhetoric would be to play down the danger of such an attack, stressing how capable the US would be in tracing one, and warning a possible rogue state that it would bring down the roof on itself if it were found culpable of passing to terrorists a nuclear weapon.
Osama bin Laden not only read Rogue State but gave it as recommended reading in one of his videos.
England) explores how this focus came about, considers the articulation of the policies it gave rise to, addresses the influence of the perceived rogue state threat on the overall worldview of each administration, and considers the factors that influenced the policies chosen to deal with the threat (particularly the influence of Congress and pressure groups).
London, April 12 ( ANI ): A senior Baloch leader has described Pakistan as a rogue state that has and will never serve the purpose for which it was created by the British in 1947.
He is eager to show that his rogue state still has the capability after a bungled attempt in April, which ended with a Unha-3 spacecraft plunging into the sea shortly after take-off.
In the field of international trade, Argentina is behaving like a rogue state.
Summary: Britain could be crippled by a high-altitude space attack by a rogue state or terrorists, MPs are warning.
In cricketing terms, at least, Pakistan are a rogue state and their cricket board's lack of support for Haider should be the final straw which sees them expelled from the international game until they can find some decent and courageous people to run the organisation.
Finally, to put the recent events in an even wider context, note that Israel has behaved as a rogue state for its entire existence.
First, it marks one of the few times that China has agreed to impose economic sanctions on any rogue state.