The fifth column is a common political and social sciences idiom introduced by General Emilio Mola during the Spanish Civil War, which broke out in 1936 and lasted three years, when his nationalist troops were marching toward Madrid. He said his four columns of troops approached the capital, the fifth column of henchmen inside the city would support him and undermine the Republican government from within. They are a group of undercover agents assigned to foment fear, tumult, to spread chaos and disarray, besides conducting armed assaults in order to destabilize and cripple the internal front and consequently the fall out of the beleaguered city.
The fifth column is likely composed of journalists, politicians, celebrities, the elite society, as well student delegates to foment upheaval and turmoil to undermine the state public order.
نستخدم ملفات الكوكيز لنسهل عليك استخدام مواقعنا الإلكترونية ونكيف المحتوى والإعلانات وفقا لمتطلباتك واحتياجاتك الخاصة، لتوفير ميزات وسائل التواصل الاجتماعية ولتحليل حركة المرور لدينا...اعرف أكثر