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First, we have to not only define a fifth column movement, but as well look at many different sorts and or types of those particularly nasty organizational nightmares.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Fifth Column
A fifth column is a group of people who clandestinely undermine a larger group, such as a nation, from within, to the aid of an external enemy.
The concept, as any concept dealing with enemies, is sometimes associated with the potential for, or paranoia of, "the enemy within," rather than its actuality.
A proxy war or proxy warfare is a war that results when opposing powers use third parties as substitutes for fighting each other directly. While powers have sometimes used governments as proxies, violent non-state actors, mercenaries, or other third parties are more often employed. It is hoped that these groups can strike an opponent without leading to full-scale war.
Proxy wars have also been fought alongside full-scale conflicts. It is almost impossible to have a pure proxy war, as the groups fighting for a certain nation usually have their own interests, which can diverge from those of their patron.
Typically proxy wars function best during cold wars, as they become a necessity in conducting armed conflict between at least two belligerents while continuing cold warfare.
Anytime I hear this statement, "It was a false flag attack", I cringe. Why does it matter? Any action is going to have a reaction no matter who or what started it, right? It is so easy to blame others for what transpires.
Calling something a "false flag" just seems to be an easy way to justify the reason for either side to be involved regardless of who started it do we ever really know for sure?
Protect those around you that cannot fend for themselves and help them to be more spiritual in their daily lives. Whether it is a "false flag" or not!
Originally posted by ApokalypsisRising
I know. I get so tired of seeing that term on here to be honest.
OMG that was just a false flag statement. My left hand typed it.
Originally posted by FissionSurplus
False Flag attacks started back in the naval days of the early 1900s (I believe) in which a ship would hoist the flag of another country in order to get close enough to the enemy boat they wanted to attack, and then when they were allowed to get close enough, they would lower the false flag, raise the real one, and start bombing the unsuspecting ship.
That is the origin of the term "false flag".