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Israel Lobbyist suggests False Flag attack to start war with Iran

Patrick Clawson of the influential neo-con Washington Institute for Near East Studies OPENLY suggests that the US should provoke Iran into taking the first shot.Israel Lobbyist suggests False Flag attack to start war with Iran. Just like 911 in New York causing the deaths of American civilians and soldiers, a million dead Iraqis and for what?

Did you mean a "trail the coat" operation"? 27.Sep.2012 04:16

Mike Novack

Doing a provocative action, especially one that appears to offer a juicy target, is called "trailing the coat". Unrelated to a "false flag" operation which means carrying out a fake attack on oneself with the attackers apparently being the desired opponents.

A "trailing the coat" operation is intended to elicit a REAL attack by one's intended opponents. May be a nasty way to take advantage of intended opponents who lack the self restraint not to get sucked in but is (usually) a legitimate tactic.