Unformatted text preview: innocent civilian victim of an enemy group. “The British regularly employed Covert Action operations in Ireland, with the result that it is likely that the IRA often took the blame for violent actions with which they had no involvement, although they were hardly innocent players in the general mayhem. Many people suspect that the Northern Irish bank robbery that occurred some time back was actually a British Covert Action operation designed to make the IRA take the blame, so that people would believe that the IRA was not honouring the Good Friday Agreement.” (1) Covert Action will complement diplomatic, economical and military efforts whenever engaged on a mission or political adventure. Because, a successful covert operation will most likely bring discredit and culpability to the group or government targeted. Reference: (1) http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article10356.htm...
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- Spring '07
- Political Philosophy, Northern Ireland, covert action, Covert operation