refusal to obey orders

See: contempt
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The Islamic State group has its roots in al-Qaida's Iraqi affiliate but was expelled from the global terror network over its brutal tactics and refusal to obey orders to confine its activities to Iraq.
As one of Israel's most famous soldiers, Sharon, whose first name means 'Lion of God', was known for bold tactics and an occasional refusal to obey orders.
The reason behind the imposition of sanctions on Iran is not the country's nuclear energy program or the human rights issue but Iran's refusal to obey orders of enemies, the minister stated.
The victim's family claimed that the girl was tortured due to her stubbornness and her refusal to obey orders.
In March of 1419, the archbishop of Canterbury requested assistance from the secular arm in the capture of Lady Margery of Long ford in Staffordshire, a woman of very comfortable means, excommunicated for her continued refusal to obey orders for restitution of conjugal rights, despite the fact that she allegedly had simultaneous suits in both the church court and Chancery to work out a judicial separation.
Refusal to obey orders means that the force is not a disciplined force but a disorganised rabble.
The 343rd's refusal to obey orders almost certainly was just that - an isolated incident.
Sir Bobby Robson preached an unconvicing message of harmony last week when Sunday Mirror Sport exposed Dyer's refusal to obey orders before the Middlesbrough match and described our story as "utter rubbish".
Yet all navies throughout history have experienced sporadic disobedience and outright rebellion, and a crew's refusal to obey orders is the latent nightmare of any commanding officer.