A nation or state regarded as breaking international law and posing a threat to the security of other nations.
- National missile defense is very useful against rogue states or inadvertent launches by more responsible powers.
- A nuclear North Korea rogue states are terrorists armed with dirty nukes.
- Cuba has provided dual-use biotechnology to other rogue states.
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