Discussion in 'English Only' started by NickJunior, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. NickJunior Senior Member

    Below is a quote. I am looking for a word to describe the behavior. How do you describe the behavior of the FBI below?
  2. bibliolept

    bibliolept Senior Member

    Northern California
    AE, Español
    The paragraph suggests that the FBI first backed or supported S. while accusing the government of complicity in an illegal activity, then began to support the government in acting against S.?

    I suppose you could call its behavior inconsistent or inconstant.
  3. mjscott Senior Member

    Pacific Northwest, USA
    American English
    FBi came to Cambodia - traveled to Cambodia
    FBI wasn't shy - boldly
    FBI pointed fingers at - accused
    Americans call X the terrorist - Americans accuse X with acts of terrorism
    Supporters instructed - (same)

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