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It is likely Russia will proliferate unique weapons systems, such as the GM-94, if they intend to continue to operate with any degree of plausible deniability.
Contractors give plausible deniability to the White House.
But while the media rituals of naming, shaming and plausible deniability play out, a fundamental question needs to be addressed: is the global network of offshore tax havens, which hold anything between $21 and $32 trillion of private wealth able to function without the active support of the onshore--political, legal and financial systems for which these offshore havens are mere extensions?
It adds to the plausible deniability they can claim.
Also, "authoritarian states, such as Russia and China, have an interest in preserving 'patriotic hackers' as a policy instrument while maintaining plausible deniability," Litwak and King write.
As explained by an Israeli defense analyst at the time, "By keeping silent on whether it carried out such attacks, Israel was maintaining plausible deniability, so that Syria's President Bashar Asad did not feel pressured to respond to the attacks.
Others' performances of sexism--along with interviewees' attempts to derail them--appeared to be structured around a kind of plausible deniability.
And whenever news does crop up of atrocities on Manus Island or Nauru, the Pacific outposts where refugees once bound for Australia are incarcerated, under the watchful gaze of taxpayer-funded private guards, the government invariably opts for plausible deniability.
They're staying just short of that, trying to maintain plausible deniability, using their own propaganda In their own country to maintain popularity and so on.
Indeed, one of the hallmarks of magic as she presents it is its plausible deniability.
Although the CIA played a major role, it did not act without both President Eisenhower's and King Baudouin's knowledge and plausible deniability.