Hypnosis, truth drugs and remote-operated dogs: Declassified papers on CIA’s 'mind control' research

A renowned government secret hunter has published new documents detailing the CIA’s Cold War “behavioral modification” experiments (ranging from the bizarre to the stomach-churning), released under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents were published by “The Black Vault”, a site which has published enough government documents on the paranormal, UFOs and government mind control […]

Hypnosis, truth drugs and remote-operated dogs: Declassified papers on CIA’s 'mind control' research

A renowned government secret hunter has published new documents detailing the CIA’s Cold War “behavioral modification” experiments (ranging from the bizarre to the stomach-churning), released under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents were published by “The Black Vault”, a site which has published enough government documents on the paranormal, UFOs and government mind control […]

US general made preparations to nuke Vietnam behind president’s back, declassified memo shows

The commander of US forces in Vietnam had devised a secret plan to use nuclear warheads against the communist North during the Vietnam War, before President Johnson halted the ongoing preparations, declassified documents reveal. General William Westmoreland, who commanded American military operations in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968 had authorized a nuclear weapons […]

US can spy on journalists domestically using FISA warrants, declassified guidelines show

Newly declassified Department of Justice memos show guidelines for the US government spying on journalists and their sources using FISA warrants – the same method used to spy on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Two documents reveal the rules the FBI would have to follow in obtaining warrants to spy on reporters under the Foreign […]

Read the declassified Democratic memo that counters GOP criticisms of the FBI and Justice Department

Joshua Roberts/Reuters Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released a memo to counter Republican claims of corruption and bias against President Donald Trump at the FBI and the Justice Department.  The memo attempts to undercut Republicans’ claims the FBI and the DOJ misled a secret surveillance court when it submitted an application to spy on […]

Taking down the man behind the memos — declassified Republican memos skewer the former British spy who investigated Trump and Russia

Screenshot Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence officer, is the author of the Trump-Russia dossier. Recently published Republican memos attempt to discredit Steele’s credibility and the dossier that he produced. Republicans say the dossier played a central role in justifying surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser during and after the 2016 election. The public […]

Margaret Thatcher refused to share a flight with a panda, declassified documents reveal

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 09:14 A panda missed out on a transatlantic first class flight with Margaret Thatcher after she refused to accommodate him in the back of her Concorde, because they are not “happy omens” for politicians, newly released files show. Lord Zuckerman, president of the London Zoological Society, suggested that Chia Chia […]

Newly declassified videos of Cold War atomic blasts reveal the terrifying power of nuclear weapons

NOAA The US government has uploaded 62 newly declassified nuclear-explosion videos to YouTube. The footage is a small share of the 10,000 Cold War-era films that archivists and physicists are trying to rescue. Re-analysis of the old movies will help the military modernize its nuclear weapons stockpile — and maybe prevent their use. Nuclear weapons […]

More haunting declassified scans of nuclear weapons test videos released

Enlarge / A high-altitude nuclear detonation captured on decades-old film at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. (credit: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) This week, scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) released another 62 declassified nuclear explosion test videos on the lab’s YouTube channel. These videos follow an earlier batch of nuclear test videos that […]

Declassified documents reveal US plan for war against North Korea in 1994

Newly declassified documents reveal that the Clinton administration planned for war against North Korea in 1994. The war plans came as the US was negotiating North Korea’s nuclear disarmament. “Of course, with the combined forces of the ROK and US, we can undoubtedly win the war,” Defense Secretary William Perry told South Korean President Kim […]