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In terms of foreign policy, it was one of the main techniques used by the US during the Cold War against the USSR, along with CIA training of anti-communist factions.

This technique usually causes headaches later, such as when US funded (and trained) groups and individuals like the Taliban and Osama Bin Laden decide to bite the hand that fed them.
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