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False Flag Attack.

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Paulino2009, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Paulino2009 New Member

    Spanish
    Hi! I do not know the meaning of this sentence:

    "False flag attack"

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. SkyTheImmense New Member

    Lincolnshire, England
    English, England
    In layman's terms, the term means that one party carries out an act while disguising themselves as an entirely different party, which seems to stem from times of naval warfare, notably pirates, who would fly a countries flag in order to get close enough to an enemy to launch an effective attack.
     

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