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rogue state

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rogue state, renegade state, rogue nationnoun

    a state that does not respect other states in its international actions

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  1. rogue statenoun

    A state or nation acting outside of the accepted international norms and policies.

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  1. Rogue state

    "Rogue state" (or sometimes "outlaw state") is a term applied by some international theorists to states that they consider threatening to the world's peace. These states meet certain criteria, such as being ruled by authoritarian or totalitarian governments that severely restrict human rights, sponsoring terrorism, or seeking to proliferate weapons of mass destruction. The term is used most by the United States (although the US State Department officially stopped using the term in 2000); in his speech at the United Nations (UN) in 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated this phrase. However, it has been applied by other countries as well.

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  1. rogue state

    A rogue state refers to a nation or state that is considered threatening to the world peace and international order due to its refusal to comply with international norms, laws, and diplomatic protocols. This could involve actions such as refusing to honor agreements, abusing human rights, supporting terrorism, developing weapons of mass destruction, or acting aggressively towards other nations. The term is generally used pejoratively and lacks a universally accepted definition.

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  1. Rogue state

    Rogue state is a controversial term applied by some international theorists to states they consider threatening to the world's peace. This means meeting certain criteria, such as being ruled by authoritarian regimes that severely restrict human rights, sponsor terrorism, and seek to proliferate weapons of mass destruction. The term is used most by the United States, though the US State Department officially quit using the term in 2000. However, it has been applied by other countries as well. Rogue states can also be differentiated from 'pariah states' such as Burma and Zimbabwe who allegedly abuse the human rights of their populations while not being considered a tangible threat beyond their own borders, although the terms have been used interchangeably. A common presumption applied to rogue states is that they do not necessarily behave rationally or in their own best interests. In political theory it is generally believed that a stable nation, ruled by a leadership that is subject to broad scrutiny, will tend to act in its own best interests and will not take actions that are directly contrary to its own interests, particularly not to its own survival. Rogue states, however, may not be subject to this assumption and, as such, relations with them may be more complicated and unpredictable.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rogue state in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rogue state in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of rogue state in a Sentence

  1. Steve Hilton:

    This is one of the worst national humiliations we've seen since we went cap in hand to the IMF in the 1970s, the truth is that China is a rogue state just as bad as Russia or Iran, and I just don't understand why we're sucking up to them rather than standing up to them as we should be.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    Strategically, the Obama administration made a bet that the deal would spur Iran to stop its rogue-state actions and conform to international norms, that bet was a loser with massive repercussions for all people living in Middle East.

  3. Steve Hilton:

    This is one of the worst national humiliations we've seen since we went cap-in-hand to the IMF in the 1970s, the truth is that China is a rogue state just as bad as Russia or Iran, and I just don't understand why we're sucking up to them rather than standing up to them as we should be.


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