CIA Document Suggests U.S. Lied About Biological, Chemical Weapon Use in the Korean War

By: Tuesday December 10, 2013 7:55 am

The reason the U.S. didn’t want any investigation was because an “actual investigation” would reveal military operations, “which, if revealed, could do us psychological as well as military damage.”

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Robert Jay Lifton, Witness to an Extreme Century – A Memoir

By: Sunday June 12, 2011 1:59 pm

We are extraordinarily fortunate to converse today with psychiatrist and psychohistorical researcher Robert Jay Lifton. His new memoir, written after 60 years of professional life, is an amazingly fascinating and entertaining book. Dr. Lifton speaks in his persona of a gifted, intelligent, and rational observer and thinker, a self-described disciple of the Enlightenment and a humanist approach to understanding.

Dangers of SERE Reverse-Engineering Torture Explained 53 Years Ago

By: Sunday August 2, 2009 10:30 am

Joost Meerloo was a Dutch psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who, having fled German-occupied Holland in 1942, and survived torture by the Gestapo in Belgium, made a name for himself in British and U.S. medical establishments. By the early 1950s, he had undertaken an examination of the supposedly new phenomena of “brainwashing.” The latter had made headlines when U.S.

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