Monday, May 9, 2011

The New Phoenix Program, Four; MK-ULTRA

Soviet and Chinese Brainwashing techniques:
By the end of the Korean War, 70% of the 7,190 US POW's signed confessions, 15% cooperated fully, and only 5% steadfastly resisted confession or indoctrination. Wolf and Hinkle submitted a secret report to Director of Central Intelligence, Allen Dulles, about communist methods of brainwashing that was the definitive work in the subject in 1953. It stated that no magical weapons were used, no drugs, exotic mental ray-guns, or machines were used. Intense psychological pressure and human weakness were the key, beginning with solitary confinement. Guards constantly reminded the prisoner that he was totally cut off from outside support, ordered him to stand for long periods, dictated the position allowed for sleep, waking him if he moves while sleeping, banned all outside stimuli such as books, conversation or news of the outside world. After 4-6 weeks the prisoner would break down,"He weeps, he mutters, and prays aloud in his cell". At this stage the interrogation began in a special room. The guard told him that he knew his own crimmes-all too well. The prisoner is in the position of trying to prove his innocence to he knew not what. The interrogator and the prisoner bond in their shared ransacking of the captives soul. As the interrogation proceeded the prisonder realized that he could end his ordeal only with a full confession. "The prisoner feels the something must be done to end this","He must find a way out". According to a KGB man, more than 99% of prisoners sign a confession at this stage. Then the subject was eiter shot or sent to a labor camp after sentencing. Chinese techniques would move on to re-education of prisoners by moving them into a group cell for political indoctrination. Incessant study of Marx and Mao, lectures, and self-criticism led to conversion by group pressure. Prisoners demonstrated their commitment by ferociously attacking any deviations. Constant intimacy with prisoners who reviled him for his resistance pushed the prisoner beyond his emotional endurance. As the prisoner conformed, cellmates gave increased acceptance and esteem, which reinforced his commitment to the Party, for he learned that only his acceptance allowed him to live succesfully in the cell. The American mind control effort was a mini Manhattan Project with the conviction that the keys to brainwashing lay in technology. The Agency's brainwashing experts gravitated to people in the mold of the brilliant and sometimes mad scientist, obsessed by the wonders of the brain.

In 1953 CIA officer Richard Helms chose Dr. Sidney Gottlieb to run the TSS (Technical Service Staff).TSS was given the job o developing poisons to assassinate political opponents, truth serum drugs for interrogating spies, and mind control techniques to create robot assassins, or unwitting double agents.
Gottlieb used Nazi scientists and their state of the art mind control techniques that had been perfected in concentration camps using victims of the Holocaust. Operation Paperclip recruited 9,000 Nazi Scientists to help the US destroy the USSR. Some of these scientists were known as programmers, people skilled in the art of breaking down and controlling the human mind. Joseph Mengele and others experimented exstensively with children and adults using mescaline, electro-shock therapy, hypnosis, sensory deprivation, toture, rape, starvation, and trauma bonding. Mengele was so succesful using the technique of trauma bonding that survivors today still exhibit a profound affection for their torturer, referring to Mengele as "beautiful Joseph". Dr. Greenbaum (Dr. L. Wilson Greene) was a Jewish doctor who the Nazi's coerced to participate in their experiments in Auschwitz. This individual, whose code name was Dr. Green, came to the US after WWII and began to experiment on adults and children for the military and CIA. The military and CIA copied the Nazi methodology and began numerous programs of their own. The first CIA program was known as MKULTRA, the MK is an abbrevation for the German words for mind control To avoid confusion, the dozens of mind control operations will be reffered to generically as MKULTRA. According to MKULTRA documents and sources, the methodology of mind control works best when severe trauma is administered by the age of three years old. Severe trauma, such as rape, applied at the age of three will cause the personality to split or dissociate in an attempt to shield the mind from memories of events too painful to endure. The psychiatric term is dissociative identity disorder and can be produced accidentally o purposefully. The Three Faced of Eve is the story of multiple personality disorder or MPD (DID) that had been created by childhood abuse. The Palle Hardup case is an example of a purposefully created MPD that was used to create a robot assassin. MPD can be created by a therapist in an effort manipulate the human mind. Psychc trauma and creation of multiple personalities may be caused by the ritual sacrifice of animals and humans, trauma causes
the dissociation. The programmer will use triggers and hypnosis to call forth the created personality, known as an alter personality. Only 20% of the general population is easily hypnotizable, but trauma at an early age makes people vulnerable to dissociation, and thus hypnotizable. Typically the programmer might wear a rabbit suit and sacrifice a rabbit in front of the child victims. The image of the rabbit, a phrase from Alice in Wonderland, or similar paired images are used as the trigegrs to call forth the alter personality. The method works best when the trauma is repeated around six years of age. A few years later the child victims IQ test and personality tests are evaluated to determine whether the child may be trained in assassination, sexual blackmail, drug courier, or ther role. Years later, the subject may be hypnotized and used for operations but would be conciously aware of the sense of lost time only. Gottlieb concentrated on the use of LSD for mind control, and exotic poisons and drugs for political assassinations. He gave LSD to an unknowing fellow scientist Frank Olsen, who worked for the Army Chemical Corps' Special Operations Divicion (SOD) at Fort Detrick, developing biological weapons. Olsen committed suicide by jumping through a window on the 10th floor of a hotel (his body was exhumed a couple of years ago, and it was proven he was pushed! instead of a voluntary jump, suicide). Gottlieb concealed his actions and the Olsen family was unaware of the cause of his suicide until 27 years later when the facts emerged during hearings on CIA abuses (president Gerald Ford appologized to the Olsen family for his death). The link between Gottblieb and Olsen illustrated how the development of different elements of mind control are intertwined with biologicaland chemical weapons development, radiation testing, and the building of Manchurian Candidates.
During hearings in the 1970's Congress uncovered the fact that the CIA gave LSD to thousands of unwitting
US adults and children for 11 years in an effort to perfect mind control techniques, before dropping the technique in favor of more technologically advanced methods. Besides the death of bioweapons expert Frank Olsen, the death of the world's best tennis player (Harold Blum) resulted from a mascaline overdose adminstered by doctors experimenting in mind control research. How many other deaths and injuries resulted besides these high profile cases will never be known. MKULTRA had 149 subprojects that encompassed nearly every aspect of human behavior and social science. In the 1977 Senate hearnings former CIA director Stansfield Turner stated that the program took place at 80 institutions, including 44 universities, 15 private companies, 12 hospitals and 3 prisons. The areas explored included radiation, electroshock, paramilitary devices and materials, anthropology, graphology, psychiatry, psychology, and sociology.
MKULTRA Subproject 119 was the foundation of all non-lethal weapons programs currently active and included a summary of five areas:
A: Bioelectric sensors: sources of significant electrical potential and methods of pick-up.
B: Recording: amplification, electronic tape and other multi-channel recording.
C: Analysis: autocorrelators, spectrum analyzers, etc., and coordination with automatic data processing equipment.
D: Standardization of data correlation with biochemical, physiological and behavioral indices.
E: Techniques of activation of the human organism by remote electronic means.
This memo was dated August 17, 1960 and when viewed with other evidence that was not destroyed, shows significant interest in radio frequency (RF) weapons and direct control of human behavior at a distance.This aspect of the research is where the greatest modern emphasis has been, rather than chemical or
biological agents, both of which violate existing treaties.

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