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In “A License to Kill,” the horrors of the CIA project MKUltra are revealed to acknowledge the consequences of these experiments. This project was conducted by Sidney Gottlieb and the goal was to find a way to gain mind control. This goal was the product of the Cold War, when the fear of mind control from other countries loomed in America’s eyes. Gottlieb tried numerous mind control techniques from noninvasive hypnosis to heavy drug inducing, and this was mainly conducted on unknowing patients. American men, women, prostitutes, Canadian mental institution patients, Nazi camp inhabitants, and even children were the main subjects of these experiments. The CIA’s agenda was to find a way to break the mind and then wire the brain to carry out the United State’s intentions.
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