Nation state

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Concept.png Nation state 
In 1919 sociologist Max Weber defined the state as any "human community that (successfully) claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory". There are about 200 such groups in the world, which form an exclusive club that has portioned up (almost) the whole world up into particular jurisdictions.

Official narrative

The official narrative of nation states is that they represent independent political entities. Most of these claim to be "democratic" and that they seek to influence world events so as to promote the welfare of the citizens of that country. These 'democracies' represent the will of their electorates.

The blue is territory controlled by states which are members of the United Nations

Problems

Most "democratic" states use a hierarchical system of representative democracy in which the involvement of citizens is limited to a vote every few years. In many, the party political structure has been infiltrated (or even set up) by the deep state, and so is in no way responsive to the desire of the electorate.

Although some nation states are independent actors, the importance of national governments is systematically overstated by the commercially-controlled media, which is keen to obscure the role played by deep state groups. John Perkins, for example, has written about the systematic policy of removing national leaders who refused to submit to foreign control.[1] The result is that many nominally "independent" nations are in reality controlled by small groups whose loyalties lie elsewhere.

Rogue State USA

The government of the United States is openly contradicting the official narrative of how nation states operate. After generations of covert interference in the affairs of other nation states (bombings, assassinations and other interventions), the US has increasingly been claiming the legal right to outside its borders. It does not yet explicitly state that "might makes right", but prefers nebulous justifications such as "humanitarian intervention" or the "war on terror".  

Examples

     Page name     ContinentTerritoryFlagDescription
AfghanistanFlag of Afghanistan.svg
AlbaniaEuropeFlag of Albania.svg
AlgeriaAfricaFlag of Algeria.svg
AngolaAfricaFlag of Angola.svg
ArgentinaSouth AmericaFlag of Argentina.svg
AustraliaOceaniaFlag of Australia (converted).svg
AustriaEuropeFlag of Austria (state).svg
AzerbaijanAsiaFlag of Azerbaijan.svg
BahrainMiddle EastFlag of Bahrain.svg
BarbadosCaribbean Ocean
Central America
BelarusEurope
BelgiumEuropeBelgium.jpgFlag of Belgium.svg
BelizeCentral America
BoliviaSouth AmericaFlag of Bolivia (state).svg
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEuropeFlag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg
BotswanaAfricaFlag of Botswana.svg
BrazilSouth AmericaFlag of Brazil.svg
BruneiSouth East Asia
Asia
Flag of Brunei.svg
BulgariaEuropeFlag of Bulgaria.svg
Burkina FasoAfricaFlag of Burkina Faso.svg
CambodiaAsia
CameroonAfricaFlag of Cameroon.svg
CanadaNorth AmericaFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Central African RepublicAfrica
ChadAfrica
Chechnya
ChileSouth AmericaFlag of Chile.svg
ChinaAsiaFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg
ColombiaSouth AmericaFlag of Colombia.svg
ComorosAfrica
Costa RicaCentral AmericaFlag of Costa Rica (state).svg
CroatiaEuropeFlag of Croatia.svg
CubaNorth America
Caribbean Sea
Flag of Cuba.svg
CyprusMediterranean Sea
Europe
Czech RepublicEuropeFlag of the Czech Republic.svg
CzechoslovakiaEurope
Democratic Republic of CongoAfrica
Democratic Republic of the CongoAfricaFlag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg
DenmarkScandinavia
Europe
Flag of Denmark.svg
DjiboutiAfricaFlag of Djibouti.svg
Dominican RepublicHispaniola
Caribbean
Central America
East TimorSouth East Asia
EcuadorSouth AmericaFlag of Ecuador.svg
EgyptMiddle East
Africa
Flag of Egypt.svg
El SalvadorCentral America
Equatorial GuineaAfrica
EstoniaEuropeFlag of Estonia.svg
EthiopiaAfrica
Fiji
FinlandScandinavia
Europe
Flag of Finland.svg
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Related Quotation

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Government“No matter its guiding “ism,” every government has granted itself the power to initiate violence against its citizens. Just because the ruling agglomerate asserts this privilege doesn’t render it philosophically valid. What it does is legitimate the initiation of violence for any and all causes — domestic and foreign — the government deems proper. Having violated the first principle of nonaggression, nothing can stop that philosophical default from trickling down to the subject population.”Robert Gore11 February 2017


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