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Remember DoD’s Counter-Zombie Plan? It’s Actually ‘Brilliant’

By Dr. Pietro D. Marghella
Senior Contributing Editor of HSToady
Special to In Homeland Security

It’s been many months since the Defense Department’s fictitious CONPLAN 8888-11, Counter-Zombie Defense, was made public and held up to ridicule – some declaring it another example of wasteful Pentagon spending. I mean, come on, frittering money on a fictitious plan for countering a zombie apocalypse?