turning unsuspecting humans into guinea pigs for its research into mind-altering drugs.
In addition to drugs, the program included more than a hundred sub-projects that involved radiological implants, hypnosis and subliminal persuasion, electroshock therapy and isolation techniques.
More than 30 universities and institutions participated in CIA-funded research, though not all were aware the spy agency was their benefactor, because funding was sometimes laundered through shell organizations.
Under the guise of research, LSD, whose psychedelic properties were discovered by a Swiss chemist in 1943, was secretly administered to CIA employees, U.S. soldiers and psychiatric patients, as well as the general public.
Then there was Operation Midnight Climax-
” Hired prostitutes to slip the drug to unsuspecting clients, then watched through two-way mirrors as the clients tripped out. Also reportedly slipped the drug to patrons at bars and restaurants"
The Wired article is filled with half-truths and other spin. I am leaving that nonsense out.
"One federal drug agent" Not possible. Given the number of brothels involved in more then one city.
They do refer to the murder of Frank Olson, with alot of might haves and maybes
Olson’s son had his father’s body exhumed and examined, that he discovered that his father might have actually died from a blunt force trauma to the head, which may have been received prior to his fall from the window.
Frank Olson was murdered.
Olson wasn’t the only casualty of the CIA’s drug tests. A tennis pro who had gone to the New York Psychiatric Institute for depression following a divorce fell into a coma and died. He’d been administered a derivative of mescaline. There were other cases of suspect deaths and lives left in ruin.
If you are interested in more information on this heinous program conducted on unwitting participants, there are documentaries in the side bar and reams of posts on the subject here.
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One more thing- Don't think for a minute MK ultra experimentation ever really ended