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Rogue states rogue nations rogue regime who 1st said it?

Posted by Barbara flaa on April 22, 2000

the term "rogue nations"or "rogue states"was first used between 1989 and 1996. Until 1989 the main threat for the US was the Soviet Union. When the Cold War ended, a group of nations would become a new threat: North Korea, Iraq, Iran and others. They had missiles or chemical weapons, or even nuclear weapons. In april 1996 US Defense Secretary William Perry published a preface to a DoD report in which he used the phrase. who first coined it?