Part of any top secret oplan is to name the Oplan. It is not an Oplan if it has no name. Usually, a sexy, macho name.
So when the Oplan is finally bared to the public, the operation will have a name worthy of its presumed success.
When 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: