Flaps and Seals and Project HTLingual – 1952 to 1973

The term “flaps and seals” is derived from the original opening-and-resealing procedure used to open surreptitiously letters and dispatches inside either a flapped envelope or folded and fastened with a wax seal.

Project MK-Ultra: The CIA Secret Quest for ‘Mind Control’ – 1953

Project MK-Ultra was the code name of the CIA’s covert mind control program. It was designed to identify techniques and drugs that might be used in interrogations to weaken subjects and compel confessions through psychological torture and brainwashing

Project Artichoke 1951: The CIA’s Quest to Find the Real Manchurian Candidate

Project Artichoke or Operation Artichoke, was a CIA research project that began in 1951 and whose aim was to determine whether a person could be forced via hypnosis or forced drug addiction such as morphine or LSD, to commit an act of attempted assassination.

A Brief Introduction to Psychological Operations

Introduction to Psychological Operations Introduction to Psychological Operations The 20th century was marked by technological developments such as radio, television, and the internet that would have profound impacts on the world’s consciousness as well as behavior. It will forever shift the course of history and human evolution. It was a completely new era punctuated by two World Wars and countless other international conflicts […]

Operation Acoustic Kitty: The CIA’s Spy Cats of the 1960s

Operation Acoustic Kitty was a 1960s-era CIA project launched by the Directorate for Scientific & Technical Affairs that sought to utilize cats for espionage missions, with plans to monitor the Kremlin and Soviet embassies and record communications between buildings in the region.
Operation Acoustic Kitty: The CIA’s Spy Cats of the 1960s

Operation Lunik: The CIA’s Plan To Steal A Soviet Spacecraft in 1959

The Lunik Plot was a CIA operation during the Cold War in which a Soviet Union spacecraft was hijacked at a train station.
Operation Lunik: The CIA’s Plan To Steal A Soviet Spacecraft