What was Rex 84?

Introduction Rex 84, short for Readiness Exercise 1984, was a classified scenario and drill developed by the United States federal government to detain large numbers of United States citizens deemed to be “national security threats” in the event that the president declared a National Emergency. Background The plan was first revealed in detail in a… Read More


What was Operation Garden Plot?

Introduction The Department of Defence Civil Disturbance Plan, also known by its cryptonym GARDEN PLOT, was a general US Army and National Guard plan to respond to major domestic civil disturbances within the United States. Refer to Rex 84. Background The plan was developed in response to the civil disorders of the 1960s and fell… Read More