Talk:False flag operation

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How good is the evidence for Nero having burned Rome?[edit]

All the sources we have, have reason to hate Nero because they are either Christian or senatorial. The way cities were built in that time, fires "just happening" was depressingly common. Hanlon's razor tells me, that "nobody" deliberately set fire to Rome, but Nero was blamed (at least by some) or wanted to avoid being blamed and thus framed the Christians. Or he himself genuinely believed the Christians to be at fault. For whatever reasons... Avengerofthe BoN (talk) 22:58, 6 September 2015 (UTC)

Minor terrorism[edit]

Looking though this page and the Lavon Affair part caught my eye. Does someone want to explain to me what exactly a "minor terrorist attack" is? Caseinpointfan2 (talk) 22:16, 5 April 2021 (UTC)

US usage[edit]

Would this fit here? Anna Livia (talk) 20:39, 14 January 2022 (UTC)

BBC article[edit]

It is reliable even by WP standards - but may be more appropriately otherwise rendered. Anna Livia (talk) 12:56, 19 February 2022 (UTC)


the shelling of a kindergarten in ukraine has been named as a false flag by bojo, but i also hear it called a provocation. is there other historical instances of provoking war via something like this? im sure there are but i dunno what would count. does a line in the sand need to drawn first? can they really be classed as false flag like the kindergarten shelling? AMassiveGay (talk) 15:12, 19 February 2022 (UTC)