Posts Tagged ‘C.I.A.’

Was the poisoning of a French town in 1951 an LSD trial?

Was the poisoning of a French town in 1951 an LSD trial?
On August 16th 1951 a number of people in the quiet southern French town of Pont St.Esprit began to fall ill. Stomach pains were soon followed by violent and often terrifying hallucinations. Local hospitals were soon overwhelmed and more than thirty people were taken to asylums in nearby towns. It was...
August 25th, 2010 | Social Insight | Read More

The Predator War – What are the risks of using Drones?

The Predator War – What are the risks of using Drones?
What are the risks of the C.I.A.’s covert drone program? On August 5th, officials at the Central Intelligence Agency, in Langley, Virginia, watched a live video feed relaying closeup footage of one of the most wanted terrorists in Pakistan. Baitullah Mehsud, the leader of the Taliban in...
December 22nd, 2009 | Social Insight | Read More