What is a False Flag Operation? – Operation Northwoods
What is a False Flag Operation? Operation Northwoods (https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/news/20010430/northwoods.pdf) was a proposed military operation against American citizens in 1962. The proposals called for the CIA operatives to both stage and actually commit acts against American military and civilian targets, blaming them on the Cuban government, and using it to justify a war against Cuba.