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Non-State Actor

Definition/Scope: A non-state actor is an actor that is not recognized as an official state. Some examples would be non-governmental organizations, militias, warlords, terrorists or even religious groups.



Acronym:

NSA

Broader Terms:

international agreements
international arbitration
international law
United Nations
weapons of mass destruction

Narrower Terms:

hybrid warfare
Irregular Warfare

Related Terms:

Al-Qaeda
Al-Qaida
Amnesty International
Bureau of International Organizations
failed state
Hamas
International Red Cross
JAM
Non-Governmental Organization


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