Tuesday, November 2, 2010

USA Air Force Wants Neuroweapons to Overwhelm Enemy Minds

During the Cold War, the CIA and the military experimented on unwitting human beings with dozens of psychoactive drugs, in a series of abusive and unlawful mind-control experiments.

More recently, the Pentagon’s National Research Council and Defense Intelligence Agency have been pushing for pharma-based tactics to weaken enemy forces.

In recent months, the Pentagon has funded several projects related to this and has been investing in projects aiming “remote control of brain activity using ultrasound.”

The Article published on WIRED - Danger Room:

Air Force Wants Neuroweapons to Overwhelm Enemy Minds

By Noah Shachtman, November 2, 2010


"Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing revamped a call for research proposals examining “Advances in Bioscience for Airmen Performance.” It’s a six-year, $49 million effort to deploy extreme neuroscience and biotechnology in the service of warfare....That’s right: the American Air Force wants a way to fry foes’ minds — or at least make ‘em a little dumber.