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Covert Action is a term used by the American intelligence community to describe "the attempt by a government or group to influence events in another state or territory without revealing its own involvement."
- David Isenberg, The Pitfalls of U.S. Covert Operations, The Cato Institute, 7 April 1989.
- Thomas H. Henrikson, Covert Operations, Now More Than Ever, Hoover Digest, 2000, No.2, Hoover Institution.
- Dirty Tricks or Trump Cards, by Roy Godson, Transaction Books, 2001, p.3.