Friday, August 12, 2011

How U.S. would deal with UK-style riots... by sending the Army to areas with 'large numbers of minority groups' - 11th Aug 2011

As thugs have wreaked havoc with riots throughout the UK, many have speculated about what authorities should have done to put the violence to a swift end.

And it appears the U.S. has already got detailed plans in place should similar uprisings sweep across the Atlantic.

Experts have revealed that the military would immediately be drafted in - patrolling the streets with police officers and securing important buildings, landmarks and bridges.

The operational plans, named CONPLAN 3501 and 3502, are said to have been drafted to combat mass outbreaks of disruption.

The operations would be backed by Article 1, Section 8 of the constitution, an historic concept which gives Congress the power to direct the 'Militia', or in modern terms the Armed Forces - to assert authority on the streets.

The Article states that 'Congress shall have power... to provide for calling forth the Militia to execute laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections, and repel Invasions'. Read More

Note: Is this a round about way of saying that FEMA will take charge? 2nd Image shows a replica map from Fema, showing flood zones.

Each Zone also has a regional FEMA Office as stated in the Bill of Congress.