Mind control: The CIA’s experiments on involuntary human subjects

On September 16, 2001, Dick Cheney warned that in order to deal with the terrorism threat: “We have to work the dark side, if you will. Spend time in the shadows of the intelligence world.” It was as though the CIA was being directed to venture into unfamiliar territory.

An ABC News report broadcast in 1979 detailing secret CIA programs conducting experiments on unwitting human subjects, testing the effects of LSD and other methods of mind control, serves however as a useful reminder that the agency has a long history of working the dark side.

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2 thoughts on “Mind control: The CIA’s experiments on involuntary human subjects

  1. est

    well it seems perhaps the wrong people took the stuff

    all the imbibers are a peaceful lot and the cocktail crowd

    seems to want to rip the ‘others’ to shreds

    the problem is ‘we’ keep letting them

  2. DE Teodoru

    Alas, students of neurobiology know how fraudulent and criminal were CIA bureaucratic climbers in trying to get “made” with this kid of pseudo-science crap. Reality is ALWAYS more complex than climbers’ ambitions.

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