Many assassination ideas were floated by the CIA in the covert operation which was dubbed “Operation Mongoose.”
The most infamous was the CIA’s alleged plot to capitalize on Castro’s well known love of cigars by slipping into his supply a very real and lethal “exploding cigar.”
A November 4, 1967 Saturday Evening Post article reported that during Castro’s visit to the United Nations in 1966 a CIA agent approached New York City police chief inspector Michael J. Murphy with a plan to get Castro to smoke an exploding cigar.”
Some plots aimed not at murder but at character assassination; they, for example, involved using thallium salts to destroy Castro’s famous beard, or lacing his radio studio with LSD to cause him disorientation during the broadcast and damage his public image.
As the first booklet in an ongoing series, MK-ULTRA is a perfect introduction to all those interested in horror, science fiction or history. MK-ULTRA was an all-encompassing military project with the sole purpose of finding all the ways that human behavior can be manipulated and controlled against the victim’s will.
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