The underlying principle of all psyOps.
“The easiest way to gain control of a population is to carry out acts of terror.[The public] will clamor for such laws if their personal security is threatened.”
– Josef Stalin“The easiest way to carry out a false flag attack is by setting up a military exercisethat simulates the very attack you want to carry out.”
– Captain Eric H. May, former U.S. Army military intelligence officer
“We have to be careful, if somebody does this kind of provocation – big, violent explosions of some kind – we have to not take the word of the masters there in Washington that this was some terrorist event because it could well be a provocation allowing them …to get what they want.”
– Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA analyst, after saying another terror attack would lead to martial law
“You had to attack civilians, the people, women, children,
innocent people, unknown people far removed from any political game.
The reason was quite simple: to force … the public to turn to the state to ask for greater security.”
– QUOTED BY AN OPERATION GLADIO OPERATIVE UNDER SWORN TESTIMONY