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Despite the dumb conspiracy theories, Jade Helm 15 deserves scrutiny

Jade Helm

The logo of the military training exercise that has some people exercised.

A U.S. Special Operation Command (SOCOM) military training exercise in seven southwestern states has triggered an outburst of right-wing conspiracy-mongering about “everything from a ploy to confiscate Americans’ guns to an excuse to abduct political dissidents.”¬†

While these fears may be unfounded, even laughable, more people paying close attention to the Jade Helm 15 exercise is a good thing.

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