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Re-reading this old OSS sabotage manual. US intelligence has trained large numbers of people to devise ways of sabotaging outcomes without getting caught—the more banal, the better. Some of these spies take their skills to the private intel contracting sector. #ShadowInc
"Always be profuse in your apologies. Frequently you can 'get away' with such acts under cover of pretending stupidity, ignorance, over-caution..."
"delay putting enemy calls through, give them wrong numbers, cut them off 'accidentally'..."
"Advocate 'caution.' Be 'reasonable' and urge your fellow-conferees to be 'reasonable' and avoid haste..." #MayorCheat
"Make mistakes..."
"When training new workers, give incomplete or misleading instructions."
"To lower morale...give [inefficient] workers undeserved promotions..."
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