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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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).
This sends a wrong message and this will now equate us with North Korea as a rogue state.
The rogue state is facing fresh sanctions after last week's underground blast, which triggered a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of five.
The rogue state is facing a fresh round of international sanctions following the huge underground explosion.
The Sunni Arabs are never going to destroy a non-state ISIS as long as Iran behaves like a Shiite rogue state, not a normal one.
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.
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.