13 April 1953, ClownsInAmerica director Allen Dulles officially launches Project MKUltra.
on unwilling subjects (including outside the US on captured "enemies")
the Nazis did.
the CIA partnered with American universities over this illegal, immoral covert experiment on human beings mostly without their consent let alone informed consent.
this included experimenting on US military personnel and on prisoners. Whitey Bulger took part in MKUltra while serving time. Bulger described his experience as "horrific" to the point where later in life he wanted to hunt down the doctor involved to kill him.
"The CIA mind control project, MK-ULTRA, was essentially a continuation of work that began in Japanese and Nazi concentration camps. Not only was it roughly based on those experiments, but the CIA actually hired the vivisectionists and the torturers who had worked in Japan and in Nazi concentration camps to come and explain what they had found out so that we could build on their research.
For example, Nazi doctors had conducted extensive experiments with mescaline at the Dachau concentration camp, and the CIA was very interested in figuring out whether mescaline could be the key to mind control that was one of their big avenues of investigation. So they hired the Nazi doctors who had been involved in that project to advise them.( Collapse )