A ‘False Flag’ (or black flag) describes covert operations designed to deceive in such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried out by entities, groups, or nations other than those who actually planned and executed them. Operations carried out during peace-time by civilian organisations, as well as covert government agencies, may also be called false flag operations if they seek to hide the real organisation behind an operation. Sometimes the term is used to refer […]

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During the second Iraq invasion by the US military and some of its NATO partners, a group of British special forces operatives dressed up as arab terrorists were caught by Iraqi security forces with a carload of bombs and were attempting to instigate a false-flag terrorist attack. They were taken to an Iraqi security forces jail where they were held until another British special forces group attacked the jail and broke them out. There was another incident in Afghanistan where […]

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