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an intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor

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Centaur's small footprint, based on the Diamond DA42, provides an unmatched solution for clandestine operations and low profile ISR missions.
Examples are Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen -- all affected by clandestine operations with no regard for the well-being of ordinary people.
The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager Bletchley Park - the Secrets of Wartime secrets and spies Departs 23 May & 3 October 2015 Clandestine operations, Enigma Machines and tales of spies and deception are brought to life on this fascinating visit to Bletchley Park, site of secret code-breaking activities and of Winston Churchill's "Silent Geese who laid the golden eggs but never cackled.
government's clandestine operations, while a weak President looks the other way.
In the present atmosphere of clandestine operations, as the result of which the public has been ill-informed and too often kept in the dark, John Le Carre has fashioned a novel built around a bungled black op covered up for three years.
What seems clear now is that stepped-up clandestine operations are likely to become a major component of Israel's deterrence strategy against Iran and its allies, including Hezbollah.
Critics of the State Department's June report say it looked mainly at the public activities of Iranian leaders in Latin America, and not at clandestine operations.
In his 1996 book, Secret and Sanctioned, author Stephen Knott identifies the Select Committee investigation as the beginning of a long, concerted congressional effort to interfere with the President's exercise of authority over clandestine operations.
newspaper reported that the selection of John Brennan in the position of CIA director reflects the White House intention to escalate a policy of clandestine operations instead of direct military intervention.
Sources said the federal government has shut down clandestine operations along the Sabinas-Nueva Rosita highway on land belonging to the Coahuila state government.
Meanwhile, Alice (Milla Jovovich) awakens in the heart of Umbrella's most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex.
Whoever was running this operation needed these programs to conduct a large number of highly targeted and clandestine operations against Iran and its allies," says John Bumgarner, a former Army intelligence officer and now research director for the U.
He also revealed that those involved in these clandestine operations were employees of travel agencies.
That would be no surprise to the Afghans or anyone else, but the article also revealed how the Agency intends to maintain large stations and step up its clandestine operations, recruiting spies to obtain information on what the governments in Kabul and Baghdad will be doing.
It is certain to reinforce authorities' claims of widening clandestine operations by Western powers and allies to try to cripple nuclear advancements.