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  • The term "Operation Twist" comes from the early 1960s, when the Fed tried something similar.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Few had heard the term Operation Streamline but 35 of the 96 said they had appeared before a judge and been convicted.

    Claims Of Border Program Success Are Unproven

  • The last time I checked the mission is still disguised with the title Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Prosecuting U.S. Troops Under Iraqi Law .. ?

  • The Defense Department junked the name Operation Infinite Justice for its campaign against terrorism.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives launched its now infamous gun-tracking program in Arizona in late 2009, under the moniker "Operation Fast and Furious" a reference to a series of movies about street car racers.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Chubby Checker's dance craze was sweeping the nation in the era of "American Bandstand," and the name Operation Twist stuck instead.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • But at the time, Chubby Checker's record "The Twist" was all the rage, and the name "Operation Twist" stuck instead.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The infiltration was discovered when McAfee came across a command-and-control server, used by the hackers for directing the remote administration tools-"RATs," hence the name "Operation Shady RAT"-installed in the victim organizations, during the course of an invesigation of break-ins at defense contractors.

    Ars Technica

  • Internet "hacktivists" operating under the label Operation Payback claimed responsibility in a Twitter message for causing severe technological problems at the website for MasterCard, which pulled the plug on its relationship with WikiLeaks a day ago.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The 1,000-strong group of activists launched what they called Operation Payback, vowing to give perceived anti-WikiLeaks companies a "black eye".

    Police arrest five over Anonymous WikiLeaks attacks

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