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  • n. A subdivision of a state


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  • He says a government position presented to the rebels did not include the word substate because that would require a change in the Philippine constitution. rss feed

  • The real outcomes involve a state run by Shiites, tolerant of an independent Kurdish Sunni substate, allied with Iran, and dependent on oil revenues to survive.

    Matthew Yglesias » Obama, Odierno, and Iraq

  • Even if Iraq acquired nuclear weapons, realists believe that it could have been deterred by the prospect of annihilation, regardless of substate considerations like religious ideology.

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  • Even he can't re-create the old sector entirely, though, so investors will have to rely on old-fashioned buying strategies: diversifying holdings, choosing states over riskier substate entities and tracking regional indicators like house prices.

    Municipals Reflect the State We're In

  • What I want to know is whether the climate system is thought (by GCMers in particular) to behave in this way, and if so, how one can possibly justify tuning to a superficially stable substate (such as a subset of 20th weather/climate scenarios).

    Exponential Growth in Physical Systems #2 « Climate Audit

  • I define foreign military intervention as the foreign deployment of at least 500 combat-ready, regular military troops ground, air, or naval with the intent to participate in hostile action against a target government or substate group for the purpose of achieving immediate-term political objectives.

    The battlefield between our ears

  • Taking advantage when I'm too sleepy and too deep in substate to do more than murmur protests and try to silently resist?

    jaxraven Diary Entry

  • Now, of course the problem lies with substate groups, groups like al Qaeda and its fellow perpetrators of terrorist attacks, and the report isn't well designed to take those into account.

    CNN Transcript Jun 22, 2004

  • Yes, the conventions are focused on the obligations of states, not substate actors.

    Remarks By Samuel Berger

  • Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) administrative entities, Title I substate grantees, community colleges, area vocational schools, community-based organizations, or other non-profit or for-profit organizations.

    Fact Sheet On Reemployment Act Of


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