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  • n. Plural form of nonsignatory.

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Examples

  • But those meetings will be between sessions with leaders of India and Pakistan — countries that are conspicuous nonsignatories to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, but are also central to another administration priority that it has devoted far more time and resources, the war in Afghanistan.

    U.S. Tries to Keep Summit Nuclear

  • Activists are hopeful that the treaty will influence nonsignatories, pointing to the 1997 ban on land mines.

    Cluster Bomb Ban a Moral Success : Law is Cool

  • True, political pressure surrounding Ottawa has been sufficient, more or less, to keep in line nonsignatories like China and Russia, the United States and Israel.

    It's Not A Pretty Picture

  • On the other hand, the nonsignatories just happen to include, as Michael Leaveck of Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation puts it, "all the countries most likely to fight a war in the next 20 years."

    It's Not A Pretty Picture

  • Authority for such agreements came in Article 98 of the Rome Statute itself, and we sought “Article 98 agreements” from both signatories and nonsignatories of the statute, to ensure we were covered as broadly as possible.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • The treaty gives coastal nations, including nonsignatories, rights to manage resources in an "exclusive economic zone" that extends 200 nautical miles from their shores.

    Arctic Thaw Defrosts a Sea Treaty

  • But not only did they need to reinterpret the Conventions, turing a provision intended to cover Civil Wars to include all non-State, nonsignatories, they also had to ignore the fact that Islamists do not meet the standards imposed by their own caveat, to wit: so long as the nonsignatory “accepts and applies” those terms. which clearly al Qaida et al do not.

    SCOTUS to POTUS: RTFM « Whatever

  • It is our contention that the treaty establishes a norm which is equally applicable to nonsignatories, that the use of anti-personnel mines by any force, from any nation including guerilla armies, is no longer acceptable.

    International Campaign to Ban Landmines - Nobel Lecture

  • But of course we didn't violate the Conventions at all, because (a) most of the Conventions don't apply to nonsignatories (e.g. the Taliban) and (b) NONE of the Conventions apply to signatories who have themselves violated the provisions in question (e.g.

    "And when the captured British sailor admits she 'trespassed' into Iranian waters, there is fear in her eyes."

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