covert operation

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

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military intervention in the Dominican Republic in 1965 flowed from the concerns that had prompted the covert interventions in Guatemala, Brazil, and British Guiana.
Bush's "War on Terror" in the context of US military and covert interventions into other countries' affairs consistently engaged in by the government since long before the Bush presidency.
The tactics were the same, the mindset was the same, and in many cases the people who directed those covert interventions were the same.
For most of this past week, the dollar was stuck in the 117 yen range as yen bulls were restrained by jitters over possible BOJ interventions, or probably because of covert interventions of a minor magnitude, the traders said.
9 billion yen to intervene in the foreign exchange market from May 29 through June 26, the Finance Ministry said Monday, confirming speculation about covert interventions aimed at stemming the yen's strength.
Dealers said the market believes the central bank is continuing the covert interventions this month.
dollar was trapped around the lower end of the 117 yen level Thursday morning in Tokyo, as rumors hounded the market that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has been conducting covert interventions to buttress the dollar.
The rumors about the BOJ's covert interventions started during Tuesday's trading in New York, when the dollar stopped its decline at 117.
The authorities have been very adept at covert interventions so far, and there is a suspicion they could start moving again,'' he said.