Definitions for nation-state
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a political entity (a state) associated with a particular cultural entity (a nation)
A nation state is a geographical area that can be identified as deriving its political legitimacy from serving as a sovereign nation. A state is a political and geopolitical entity, while a nation is a cultural and ethnic one. The term "nation state" implies that the two coincide, but "nation state" formation can take place at different times in different parts of the world. The concept of a nation state can be compared and contrasted with that of the multinational state, city state, empire, confederation, and other state formations with which it may overlap. The key distinction is the identification of a people with a polity in the "nation state."
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We're going to increasingly have to deal with terrorists with no ties to any nation-state.
In terms of the nation-state bill, its effects on the peace process are immense, it solidifies another gap.
What is driving this terrorism is opposition to Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, within any borders.
If this really was intended as a 'nobody but us' back door and then subverted by a nation state, that's a tricky place for policymakers.
Today, it's nation state attacks on critical infrastructure and organized crime attacks on financial assets. This requires much more sophistication.
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