Rex-84 was Oliver North's 1984 "controversial" "'readiness exercise' [that] called for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to round up and detain 400,000 imaginary 'refugees,' in the context of 'uncontrolled population movements' over the Mexican border into the United States. North's activities raised civil liberties concerns in both Congress and the Justice Department." 
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- Peter Dale Scott, "Homeland Security Contracts for Vast New Detention Camps," Pacific News Service, February 8, 2006.
- Peter Dale Scott, "10-Year U.S. Strategic Plan For Detention Camps Revives Proposals From Oliver North," Global Research, February 28, 2006 (Pacific News Service, February 21, 2006).
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