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    Blowback

    Hi!
    Can you help me with the definition of the word blowback?

    "[About the invasion of Iraq] It was politically incorrect within the mainstream media to talk about the blowback effect"

    Thanks
    N.

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    Re: Blowback

    Quote Originally Posted by NicolaalociN View Post
    Hi!
    Can you help me with the definition of the word blowback?

    "[About the invasion of Iraq] It was politically incorrect within the mainstream media to talk about the blowback effect"

    Thanks
    N.
    It follows logically from Newton's law that for every action there's a corresponding reaction. In 1954, the CIA understood this and invented a term for it ... . The agency called it "blowback" referring to ... Read more here.


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    Re: Blowback

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    It follows logically from Newton's law that for every action there's a corresponding reaction. In 1954, the CIA understood this and invented a term for it ... . The agency called it "blowback" referring to ... Read more here.
    Thank you so much.

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