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Group.png University of Denver 16 June 2019 18:42 (208 bytes) Wikipedia-26px.png Stub.png New.png
Bohemian Grove.jpg Bohemian Grove 16 June 2019 18:32 (1.5 K) Wikipedia-26px.png
UK Special Branch.jpg UK Special Branch 16 June 2019 18:07 (2.9 K) Wikipedia-26px.png
Group.png Oxford University/Worcester College 16 June 2019 04:05 (238 bytes) Wikipedia-26px.png Stub.png
United Nations Development Programme.jpg UNDP 16 June 2019 03:54 (487 bytes) Wikipedia-26px.png Stub.png
US-NTSB-Seal.svg National Transportation Safety Board 16 June 2019 03:44 (3.4 K) Wikipedia-26px.png
Group.png Harvard University/Law School 16 June 2019 03:37 (165 bytes) Wikipedia-26px.png Stub.png
Princeton University.png Princeton University 16 June 2019 02:59 (412 bytes) Wikipedia-26px.png

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                  Group Type                  Description
AuthorityIn addition to the standard meaning, "Authority" and "Authoritative" are sometimes used on Wikispooks not as an accolade, but to suggest distrust, reflecting the fact that 'the establishment' often seeks to bolster its power through specious claims of "authority".
Commercial
Committee
Company
Criminal
Family
FrontFront groups are intended to deceive the casual observer by carrying out actions without disclosing who instigated them. They include astroturf (fake 'grassroots' organisations) operated by legitimate companies as well as fronts operated by groups with more questionable legitimacy to provide plausible deniability to as criminal groups, governments or intelligence agencies.
Hit squad
Intelligence agencyThe distinction between secret societies, intelligence agencies or international groups may be slightly moot on occasions. Many are officially allowed to commit serious crimes such as murder, and are subject to minimal effective oversight anyway.
InternationalInternational groups.
MilitaryMilitary groups, generally hierarchical in nature, often controlled by nation states, are organisations that specialise in using violence to achieve political ends of their masters.
RegulatorGovernment agencies tasked with trying to make markets work in the public interest by e.g. protecting the environment, preventing fraud etc. Often (especially in US) these are subjects of "regulatory capture" whereby they are effectively controlled by the exact same commercial groups they are nominally in charge of regulating.
Secret societyNothing to see here. Move along!
Think tank
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