So when the Oplan is finally bared to the public, the operation will have a name worthy of its presumed success.
When sacked Special Action Forces chief Getulio Napeñas Jr. started singing out the names of the various Oplans meant to capture two wanted men, my hubby Alan started wondering why the same operation had so many names.
And so he asked himself – Just how many oplans are there? – and was inspired to write the following piece:
Just how many oplans are there?
Hot Manila – By Alan Robles
“Wolverine”, “Exodus”, “Terminator.” All these operation plan names swirling around the Mindanao crisis are confusing. Which is which? Just how many oplans are there anyway? Thanks to our tireless research, we are now able to present all the plans we’ve been able to identify so far.
Oplan Terminator – the failed 2014 attempt to neutralize international terrorists located in Mindanao
Oplan Wolverine – the project to neutralize the same terrorists this January
Oplan Exodus – the attempt to rescue the men who conducted Oplan Wolverine
Oplan No Show – the President’s undertaking vis-à -vis Villamor Air Base
To read the rest, pls click on this link.