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Synonyms for operativesop·er·a·tives

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  1. List of paraphrases for "operatives":

    agents, activists, officers

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  1. Mokhtar Awad:

    This is a security regime that can be easily penetrated by ISIS-trained operatives, most of the security personnel staffing posts are largely untrained, uneducated, even illiterate conscripts.

  2. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    Not surprised that the Clinton operatives would suggest that, that's kind of standard operating procedure.

  3. Patrick Murray:

    We usually expect opinions on the operation of government to shift depending on which party is in charge. But there’s an ominous feeling by Democrats and Republicans alike that a ‘Deep State’ of unelected operatives are pulling the levers of power.

  4. Stuart Levey:

    He has involved himself in every aspect of the supply chain of terrorism — fundraising for terrorist groups, recruiting and training operatives, and planning and ordering attacks on innocents.

  5. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    This latest statement from al Shabaab reflects the new phase we’ve evolved to in the global terrorist threat, in that you have groups such as al Shabaab and ISIL publicly calling for independent actors in their homelands to carry out attacks, we're beyond the phase now where these groups would send foreign operatives into countries after being trained some place.

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