By Dominic Streatfeild
What would it not take to show you right into a suicide bomber?
How would you interrogate a member of Al Qaeda?
With entry to previously categorized documentation and interviews from the CIA, the U.S. military, MI5, MI6, and the British Intelligence Corps, acclaimed journalist Dominic Streatfeild strains the heritage of the world's such a lot mystery mental technique.
From the chilly struggle to the peak of state-of-the-art warfare on terror, teams as diverse as armies, spiritual cults, and ads businesses were accused of brainwashing. yet what does this mean?
Is it attainable to erase thoughts or to implant them artificially? Do heavy-metal files include subliminal messages? Do non secular cults brainwash recruits? What have been the CIA and MI6 doing with LSD within the Nineteen Fifties? How some distance have the world's militaries quite gone?
From the writer of the definitive historical past of cocaine, Brainwash is needed analyzing in an period of state-of-the-art and infrequently debatable interrogation practices. greater than simply an exam of the concepts utilized by the CIA, the KGB, and the Taliban, it is usually a gripping, complete heritage of the heated efforts to grasp the elusive, mystery recommendations of brain control.
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