” says Admiral Turner, the director of the CIA at the time of the MK-Ultra Trial. MK-Ultra victims are beginning to remember and recover from the experimentation. Ford is well known among the community of victims. She receives letters and calls from recovering people. Ford says, “I quietly validate them and they go off and heal knowing they are not
As a culture who are now attuned and used to censorship and government cover-ups and secrets, the idea of an alien species hiding in the dark corners of our world doesn’t seem so far fetch for a great number of people. The modern day culture of “big business” with its “evil” corporations and suspicious governments lends itself well into the idea of earth shattering secrets hidden from the general populous. Although it’s easy to look at this as a very “doom and gloom” scenario, there is another thing that sets our culture apart from those of the past. The 19th and 20th centuries have been the staging grounds for some of the human race’s most breathtaking discoveries and wildest experiments. Humans understanding of space has
Ethical Dilemma: Discovered by Unarmed Combatants During Operation Red Wing, a reconnaissance mission partaken by a group of U.S. Navy Seal Team 10, Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy and his team were spotted by three civilians. LT Murphy was immediately asked the most discomforting question of a young Leader’s career, “what do we do?” Considering the question in accordance with similar events and laws concerning the Law of Warfare, I often ask myself what I would do if I was behind enemy lines and my positioned was uncovered by unarmed civilians. I would allow the civilians to go free and immediately attempt to return to my operational outpost because killing innocent people is against the law, unethical, and counterproductive to the overall goal within the Global War on Terrorism.
Espionage has been utilized as a tactic throughout the world for many centuries. The height of intelligence and counterintelligence organizations peaked during the Cold War, because there was an increase in the amount of government funding and resources devoted to espionage. The Cold War was a period of continuous political and military tension between the United States and the Soviet Union. Both nations had opposing ideologies, different views on capitalism and communism, and wanted power for global supremacy. For this reason, the Soviet Union employed espionage, fearing that capitalist nations would bring the downfall of communism. Soviet espionage was organized and ran by the Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (Комитет Государственной
This can turn dangerous as some many feel they are deserving of more, so they go and create their self-righteous version of terror. Because of this powerful businessman and their rent-seeking activities and the abusers of the BlueServo project possess similar motives. But when people are the ones being viewed or spectated, humans attempt to escape reality to focus on irrelevant things. The
In 1956, the FBI created their counterintelligence program (COINTELPRO) to deal with the threat of communism in the United States. Placed within the framework of a fight against subversive activities by agents and organizations, the FBI used the program against anyone they deemed a threat to the American way. The mandate of the program was to destroy the communist infiltration, not by external harassment, but by exacerbating the internal fight currently raging within the party. (Something Happening Here, pg. 27) In the following years, COINTELPRO were used against various other groups and organizations, including what the FBI referred to as “Black Liberation / Black Hate” groups. COINTELPRO against “Black Extremists” officially started
It showed that people will listen to people of authority even if it puts other people 's lives in danger. This shows how people react and behave to an authority figure and shows that the forming of the Nazi organization in world war two could have happened to any country. What happened to Germans by Adolf Hitler during that time is basically a large and extreme scale of what Milgram was doing to these test subjects during his experiment. Knowing that Americans were just as susceptible to becoming Nazi 's as much as Germans were, gives us all more of an understanding towards why everyone followed Hitler and helps us empathize with them instead of judging them.
In three of his chapters, entitled “Homeland,” “Exception?”, and “Dollarama,” Lipschutz explains why and how the US has been building its imperium since 9/11, and opens up the topic to further discussion. Overall, I believe that Lipschutz does a thorough job of introducing challenging opinions and theories on the US’ actions since WWII, however, he raises many questions that have no correct answer, making his book a debatable and thought provoking read. In this essay I will reflect on the strengths and weaknesses in Lipschutz’s arguments about protecting the homeland, justifying the Global War on Terror, and the US’ overall efforts to build
The malpractice of doctors during the 19th century foreshadows the horrific human experimentation conducted by Nazi Germany medical experts during World War Two. The Second World War is distinguished by the mass murder of millions of European Jews. This genocide was conducted by Adolf Hitler, and it is primarily characterized by the utilization of those in concentration camps for medical experiments. Doctors in the 1800s lacked the knowledge of medicine and availability of modern technology to provide beneficial diagnoses and perform the most appropriate treatment. This lack of expertise lead to curiosity and eventually experimentation.
(2) During the war he was tasked in creating a new weapon and by almost the end of the war he had completed the Vengeance Weapon 2 or better known as the V2 rocket. The V2 rocket was the first long distance ballistic missile and it was also the first object to reach the boundary of space. After the war ended he and his group surrendered without a fight and forfeited all his research and plans on the V2 rocket. The US was intrigued by his research and the V2 rocket that when Operation Paperclip was set into motion he was one of the first to be brought over. Once he was here in the US he was tasked this time to send a satellite into orbit before the
The Demented Doctor “The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we’re doing it.” said Josef Mengele. He knew his own wrong doings all too well. This seemed to be the hard cold truth to every soul that was taken by the “Angel of Death”.
He goes into depth and great detail about this Al-Qaeda affiliate’s story. If readers do not know anything about the process of catching a bombmaker, Mr. Dillow’s writing allows them to be greatly informed. This article appeals to anyone who is interested in Government operations, and Science. This piece of writing is very well written. Proper
Furthermore, the overwhelming amount of information depicted is intended to provide highly specialized knowledge about one of the most historical former spies of the CIA. The effectiveness of the author’s portrayal of Howard’s escape is a significant aspect that details the conflicts caused as a result of major flaws in the FBI and the CIA. Although at times it may have seemed redundant, Wise managed to bring together all of the interviews and information gathered to summarize the detrimental events caused by Howard’s resentment. Through espionage, Howard’s actions compromised the operation in Moscow, causing further strain, and almost irreparable, between the CIA and the
Over his twenty- seven year career, Lieutenant Colonel John C. Gurney distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious