False Flag Attack.

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  • SkyTheImmense

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    English, England
    False flag operations are covert operations conducted by governments, corporations, or other organizations, which are designed to deceive the public in such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried out by other entities. The name is derived from the military concept of flying false colors; that is, flying the flag of a country other than one's own. False flag operations are not limited to war and counter-insurgency operations, and have been used in peace-time; for example, during Italy's strategy of tension.

    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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