TV News LIES

Wednesday, Jan 17th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Bin Laden 'demon toy' and three other wacky CIA plots

Bin Laden 'demon toy' and three other wacky CIA plots

E-mail Print PDF

Bin Laden demon toyThe Central Intelligence Agency secretly developed an Osama bin Laden action figure whose face peeled off to reveal a scary devil beneath, according to an account first published this week in The Washington Post.

The 2005 effort was meant to produce a toy that could be distributed in Afghanistan. The point was to frighten children and their parents and lower their esteem for the then-hidden Al Qaeda leader, said the Post.

The project was code-named “Devil Eyes” and progressed to at least the prototype stage. Some sources said a substantial number of the figures – whose face reportedly changed when exposed to heat – were actually produced at a factory in China.

Does that sound like an off-beat approach to psychological warfare operations? Sure, but it also sounds like the CIA. In the past the agency has occasionally hatched humorous, bizarre, or downright wacky plans to fulfill a variety of missions. In the 1960s and ‘70s the orders for these things often came directly from the CIA’s cadre of top career officials.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Court rejects request for stay on ruling that threw out NC district map

3 judge panel rejects request to stay ban on NC redistrictingA three-judge district court on Tuesday rejected North Carolina lawmakers’ request for a stay on a...

Arc of justice, interrupted: King's legacy vs. Trump's America

MLK and Trump: the Arc of Justice One of former President Obama’s favorite Martin Luther King Jr. quotes is “the arc of the...

Kentucky Just Made It Harder For Poor People To Get Health Care

Mat BevinThe Trump administration on Friday told Kentucky it can go ahead with its controversial Medicaid overhaul...

Hawaii emergency officials say ballistic missile threat alert was a mistake

False alarm: no missile going to HawaiiHawaii emergency officials confirmed Saturday an alert that a ballistic missile was inbound to the island...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!