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A New Kind of Warfare?

Last week the government of Brazil announced that it would deploy its army in the fight against the Zika virus.

The Curmudgeon wonders what weapons the Brazilian army will employ.

Surface-to-air missiles?

The mosquitos don't stand a chance against these babies.

The mosquitoes don’t stand a chance against these babies.

Rocket-propelled grenades?

Shoulder-mounted rocket launchers?


Isn’t that kind of…overkill when you consider that the zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes?