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    1. They’ve been training their crisis actors for this event for a year:

      From Military Deception 101, a paper funded by the U.S. Army War College:

      Cover is the use of an apparently nonthreatening activity to disguise preparation for or initiation of a hostile act. A common example is the use of a training exercise to hide preparations for an attack. If the training exercise was the last in a long series of training exercises which had not led to actual hostile action in the past, this could also be an example of conditioningā€•hence the tendency to refer to ā€œconditioning and cover.ā€ The two concepts are linked by their complementary deļ¬nitions. In recent years, both the Yom Kippur War of 1973 and the Falklands War of 1982 were launched under the cover of training exercises similar to exercises which had occurred before.

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