clandestine operation :
- n an intelligence operation so planned and executed as to insure concealment
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- Leaked 'black budget': Mixed views on damage to US intel operations
The "black budget" for US clandestine operations – newly leaked by former US contractor Edward Snowden – portrays a sprawling global operation that is geared to detect and defeat terrorists, but is dominated by a data-collection program so massive that other priorities could easily be crowded out, analysts and critics said one day after the top-secret document was published.
Aug. 30, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News