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More Americans Evacuated From China Over Mysterious Ailments

BEIJING — The State Department has evacuated at least 11 Americans from China after abnormal sounds or sensations were reported by government employees at the United States Consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou, officials said, deepening a mystery that has so far confounded investigators.

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The cases in Guangzhou — and now possibly Shanghai and Beijing — are similar to a wave of illnesses that struck Americans working at the embassy in Havana, Cuba, beginning in fall 2016. Another American there was reported last week to have symptoms, bringing the total number of those afflicted by what have been described as “sonic attacks” to 25.
It remains unclear whether the cases in Shanghai and Beijing — which have not been previously reported — were related to what officials described as “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure” experienced at an apartment tower in Guangzhou where a number of consulate employees live.

The sounds and sensations in Cuba, and now China, have been variously attributed to sophisticated electronic eavesdropping efforts or a form of aural harassment, with some pointing fingers at Russia or China. Other experts have raised the possibility of environmental factors or even mass hysteria.

The statement said that only one of those evacuated so far had been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury: the first employee who was evacuated in April after complaining of health issues caused by the sounds and sensations.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/30/worl ... gzhou.html


Thoughts?
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It makes absolutely no sense someone would do this deliberately, so I am 50% sure they did and 50% sure it is crazy people. :)
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Directed-Energy Weapons Prioritized in New Defense Budget

Directed-energy weapons (DEW) are being prioritized in the new defense budget, which could promote further development of sonic and electromagnetic weapons.

The FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) calls on the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering to “develop, establish, and coordinate directed-energy testing activities” that are “adequate” to ensure the Department of Defense meets its goals for “developing and deploying directed-energy systems to match national security needs.”

It specifically mentions tests at the High Energy Laser System Test Facility of the Army Test and Evaluation Command.

The weapons systems are still relatively mysterious, yet have made headlines recently due to suspected sonic attacks used against U.S. diplomats in China and Cuba.

Robert J. Bunker, an adjunct research professor at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College, described the weapons systems in a previous interview with The Epoch Times.

“As late as the early 1990s, information concerning non-lethal weapons (NLW) and their human bio-effects—at least the advanced DEW forms of them—was discussed primarily within the classified world,” he said.

“As an example, high-powered microwaves (HPM) targeted at humans can raise their brain temperatures, resulting in seizures and damage, while infrasound can create vibrations in the human body, causing disorientation and incapacitation, or potentially even causing organ failure.”

Another section of the defense budget establishes authority for a Joint Directed Energy Transition Office to conduct research on high-powered microwave capabilities.

And another section lists “directed energy” as the top priority of four categories for research and engineering. The other three categories are hypersonics, artificial intelligence, and future space satellite architectures.

According to Bunker, “21st-century warfare is gradually shifting from conventional gun, missile, and bomb technologies, which are mechanically derived, into exotic and advanced DEW technologies that literally ‘weaponize bands of the electromagnetic spectrum’ and then direct them at opposing forces.”

https://www.theepochtimes.com/directed- ... 82859.html


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One Degree wrote:It makes absolutely no sense someone would do this deliberately, so I am 50% sure they did and 50% sure it is crazy people. :)


Although it would appear obvious some kind of attack took place, which I guess could have been a sonic weapon or something similarly strange, I find it bizarre it happened in the first place. Attacking diplomatic personnel is extreme in and of itself, and gives the other party an excuse to do the same or even worse. I doubt the Chinese did it to American consular officials in China.

But essentially yes, it makes absolutely no sense at all that this happened. There's no need for a relatively public testing of such weapons, nor is there any reason to attack diplomatic personnel so blatantly. A "random beating by thugs" can have the same physical effect, while the actual attack made it clear that someone's using sonic weapons (or something similar).

Very bizarre. If I were to guess, it would be between Russia, Iran, and North Korea. However, why whoever the responsible party is that did this, there's no real reason.
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Bulaba Jones wrote:Very bizarre. If I were to guess, it would be between Russia, Iran, and North Korea. However, why whoever the responsible party is that did this, there's no real reason.


You poor deluded fool.

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You know, when biological and chemical warfare agents first emerged people around the world had to wait for an official convention to ban such weapons of mass destruction. Directed energy weapons (despite falling under certain protective legislative parameters like bans/treaties) will be used indiscriminately and undergo the same process of emergence and proliferation. DEWs will end up in medicine, agriculture, public safety, civilian tech, etc. The weaponization of the electromagnetic spectrum is a component of a full-spectrum dominance military doctrine.

It matters not who's behind a directed energy attack, your concern should be that directed energy weapons exist. This kind of technology ushers in a new phase of warfare. Invisible and minimally-invasive weaponry will be used against humanity. Forget about the abstract and tribal entities, Mossad, China, Russia, US, etc; DEWs threaten all forms of life on planet earth. And the barbaric dialectical justification (they have a bomb, now we need a bomb) for the development and deployment of DEWs will have the corporate-military edifice lock-stepping with the global technocratic control grid.

Omnidirectional Awareness

The Space Fence is a second-generation space surveillance system currently being built by the US Air Force in order to track artificial satellites and space debris in Earth orbit. Contracts were issued for development and construction in 2014, and the Space Fence is expected to be operational in 2019.



Construction is underway on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands to build Space Fence, a sophisticated system that will dramatically improve the way the U.S. Air Force identifies and tracks objects in space.

With critical design review completed, the Space Fence team is focused on production of technology that will bring the system online. Space Fence will use Gallium Nitride (GaN) powered S-band ground-based radars to provide the Air Force with uncued detection, tracking and accurate measurement of space objects, primarily in low-earth orbit. Lockheed Martin engineers and U.S. Air Force personnel are testing and training on a scaled-down version of the system in Moorestown NJ known as the Integration test Bed. The ITB provides the operational context to integrate and test end-item hardware and software prior to installation in the new Space Fence facility on Kwajalein.

The locations and higher wave frequency of the new Space Fence radars will permit the detection of much smaller microsatellites and debris than current systems. Additionally, Lockheed Martin’s Space Fence design will significantly improve the timeliness with which operators can detect space events, which could present potential threats to GPS satellites or the International Space Station. The flexibility and sensitivity of the system will provide coverage of deep space geosynchronous orbits while maintaining the surveillance fence.

Lockheed Martin looks forward to supporting the Air Force on the first Space Fence, as well as the future second site planned to go online in 2021.

https://www.lockheedmartin.com/en-us/pr ... fence.html

^Space Fence will look inward too, it's not just an out-ward facing surveillance system. Remember, NSA's project Thin-Thread started out as a foreign communications analysis system, but it eventually became a duel use program. Space Fence will monitor terrestrial activities.

What about the data, can we sort through it? Quantum computers will usher in a new era for situational awareness applications, quantum computing will be more than capable of analyzing and storing spatial or extra-dimensional information fields. And the (i)nternet (o)f (t)hings will help this sophisticated information control apparatus establish a data-driven feedback loop system which can collect cybernetic inputs/outputs.
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Bulaba Jones wrote:Attacking diplomatic personnel is extreme in and of itself, and gives the other party an excuse to do the same or even worse. I doubt the Chinese did it to American consular officials in China.

But essentially yes, it makes absolutely no sense at all that this happened. There's no need for a relatively public testing of such weapons, nor is there any reason to attack diplomatic personnel so blatantly.
Actually, EMF testing is not a new thing:

The Moscow Signal was a reported microwave transmission, varying between 2.5–4 gigahertz, directed at the Embassy of the United States, Moscow from 1953–1976, resulting in an international incident.

^Followed by Pandora:

The Pandora project is one of the CIA Mind control programs. In 1962, the CIA discovered that the US embassy in Moscow was "bombarded" with EMR (electro magnetic radiation). The signal was composed of several frequencies. The Pandora Project was intended to investigate and gather data on this Russian experiment.

Or the use of Duga radar (woodpecker) as an over the horizon early warning radar system.

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^Great read. As for "they still don't know what it is," that's what "they" always say. :lol:

Bio-electromagnetic Weapons

A weapon system that operates at the speed of light, that can kill, torture, enslave and escape detection.

The ultimate weapon

Electromagnetic weapons operate at the speed of light; they can kill, torture and enslave; but the public are largely unaware that they exist, because these weapons operate by stealth and leave no physical evidence. Electromagnetic weapons have been tested on human beings since 1976. By widely dispersing the involuntary human test-subjects, and vehemently attacking their credibility, it has been possible for the United States to proceed with these human experiments unhindered by discussions or criticisms, let alone opposition.

The truth about “active denial technology”

There is only one electromagnetic spectrum. Nuclear weapons release a great deal of ionizing radiation in the high frequency range above visible light, where the energy of the radiation is capable of breaking chemical bonds. Ionizing radiation is generally acknowledged to cause cancer.

The US military has weaponized the non-ionizing radiation below the visible range, the microwaves and radio waves that are used in mobile phones and telecommunications. The US government has strenuously denied that there could be health hazards from non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation, both as a defence of the involuntary human research it has been conducting for many years but has not yet acknowledged, and to dissuade other countries from developing similar weapons.

The only biological effect of non-ionizing radiation that the US government has acknowledged for many years is heating, and accordingly, it characterizes “active denial technology” as that which produces pain from sudden heating of the skin; but this is not how it really works.

Reading brain waves and mind control

In 1959, Saul B. Sells, a professor of social psychology at a minor US university submitted a proposal to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to build for them the most sophisticated electroencephalography machine that would have an integral computational capacity to analyze and, hopefully, make sense of the brain waves it recorded. In other words, the professor proposed to make a machine that could tell the CIA what a person was thinking, whether or not the person wished to disclose that information.

The CIA approved the project in 1960, adding some library research with five objectives. The fifth objective of the research was, “Techniques for Activating the Human Organism by Remote Electronic Means”. The entire assignment was thereafter known as MKULTRA subproject 119, MKULTRA being the CIA’s notorious mind control programme. It was based on the erroneous notion that the Soviets already possessed the means to control minds and the US had to catch up as rapidly as possible.

The documents pertaining to MKULTRA subproject 119 are now held in the National Security Archives (a non-governmental organization) at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. [1]. John Marks, author of The Search for the Manchurian Candidate: The CIA and Mind Control, (Times Books, New York, 1979) donated the MKULTRA documents; his book was republished by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, 1991 and is still in print.

Project Bizarre followed MKULTRA subproject 119 in 1965. The purpose of Bizarre was to record and analyze the complex microwave signal allegedly being beamed at the American Embassy in Moscow by the Soviets from a building across the street. The interesting thing about Project Bizarre is that while the United States has denied to this very day that there could be adverse health effects from microwave radiation, it immediately suspected that “the Moscow signal” was producing a variety of health effects in Embassy personnel, particularly in the successive ambassadors at whose office it was claimed the signal was being beamed. At the same time that the State Department was testing embassy personnel for DNA breaks produced by the Moscow signal, it felt constrained from complaining to the Soviets because the power of their signal was a tiny fraction of what the US said was a safe, human exposure level. Journalist Barton Reppert has written the most authoritative account of the Moscow signal [2]. (Editor’s note: DNA breaks from exposure to mobile phones have been confirmed in recent lab research [3, 4] (Science in Society 24).)
Converting sound to microwaves

In 1973, Joseph C. Sharp, an experimental psychologist at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research performed an experiment that was pivotal to the development of the torture equipment being shipped to Iraq today. He had James Lin set up equipment in his laboratory which converted the shape of sound waves into microwave radiation that enabled him to hear himself vocalize the names of the numbers from one to ten in his head, by-passing the mechanism of his own ears. This particular experiment was never published but is mentioned in Lin’s book, Microwave Auditory Effects and Applications, published in 1978 [5].

The experiment has been confirmed in US Patent 6 587 729, “Apparatus for Audibly Communicating Speech Using the Radio Frequency Hearing Effect” [6]. This patent is for an improved version of the apparatus used in the 1973 laboratory experiment, issued on July 1, 2003 and assigned to the Secretary of the Air Force. It provides scientific evidence that it is possible to hear threatening voices in one’s head without suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.

Why has this patent been published openly at a time when the US Government is practicing a degree of secrecy that rivals Stalin’s Kremlin? I have no satisfactory answer, except to say that the apparatus in the patent has already been superseded by equipment that achieves the same effect by far more sophisticated means. It blocks the normal processes of memory and thought by remote electronic means, while at the same time supplying false, distorted and/or unpleasant memories and suggestions by means of a process called “synthetic telepathy”. The equipment that produces synthetic telepathy is sometimes referred to as “influence technology”.

While voices and visions, daydreams and nightmares are the most astonishing manifestations of this weapon system, it is also capable of crippling the human subject by limiting his/her normal range of movement, causing acute pain the equivalent of major organ failure or even death, and interfering with normal functioning of any of the human senses. In other words, any of the tortures with which the words Guantanamo Bay have become synonymous can be achieved by remote, electronic means.
Instruments of torture

Influence technology is also capable of persuading the subjects that their mind is being read, that their intellectual property is being plundered, and can even motivate suicide or the murder of family, friends, and co-workers. During the years of the so-called “War on Drugs” (which preceded the “War on Terrorism”), letters that the involuntary human subjects had written or were about to receive regularly vanished from the mail, as though the government had a huge covert operation through post offices across the country. When George Herbert Walker Bush became president (in1989), the incidence of co-worker killings in the post offices became so great that the expression “going postal” began to replace the commonly used expression of “going crazy”. The killing of co-workers in other workplaces began to command more media attention too [7].

I estimate that the cost of imprisoning a human being in his/her own body and applying unremitting torture is US$5 000 000 to $10 000 000 a year (see below).

By “unremitting torture” I mean exactly that. Because there is no visible evidence left by this new torture equipment such as damage to the skin, it is possible to torture the involuntary human subjects for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This can be done and is being done even on Christmas and Easter [8].

I arrived at my estimate on the cost of testing/using electromagnetic weapons on a human subject by visiting a cable TV channel that specializes in the sale of goods over the air 24 hours a day. I questioned the number of technical staff required, their working hours and salary range; also the number of back-up personnel required to prepare the programming for broadcast. I did not inquire about the cost of electronics and the schedule by which it is depreciated. I have estimated a cost for depreciation that is included in my estimate of the cost of torturing one involuntary human subject for one year.

Torture is a labor-intensive business. What objective would justify this investment? Could it be something as insane as to rule the world by enslaving the democratic governments of the more populous countries? This objective is certainly consistent with the United States’ disdain for, and hostility toward, the United Nations, the international conventions and covenants it has ratified in the past and customary international law [9].

On 1 March 2001, the Marine Corps announced a new non-lethal weapon, “active denial technology”. It produces enormous pain by allegedly boiling the molecules of water in the human skin without damaging the skin itself. As described in an article published in New Scientist, it employs pulsed electromagnetic radiation at a frequency of 95 GHz with a range of about 600 meters [10]. There have been several new reports in the magazine in 2005, including one published in July [11], describing volunteers taking part in tests to determine how safe the Active Denial System (ADS) weapon would be if used in real crowd-control. The ADS weapon’s beam was reported to cause pain within 2 to 3 seconds, and becomes “intolerable after less than 5 seconds”.

Active denial technology is the cornerstone of the system employed to torture 2 000 persons in the privacy of their own homes, not only in the United States but around the world, wherever countries have signed Status of Forces Agreements with the United States [12]. Allegations of torture were first received from countries with which the United States has a special intelligence-sharing relationship i.e. the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Then reports began to arrive from the conquered countries where the United States still has large numbers of troops stationed, i.e. Germany and Japan. When France rejoined the military arm of NATO in the late 90s, we began to receive allegations of torture in France. Very recently we have begun to receive allegations of torture from India, where American companies have begun to outsource, not only help lines, but also programming [13].

And then there is the case of Russia, where the involuntary, human subjects of torture experiments appear to be both numerous and well organized. I have been told reliably that every Russian scientist who could speak English has now found a home in an American university or government laboratory. This is plausible, considering the frequently voiced American worry that Soviet era experts in nuclear weaponry and biological warfare might find employment in Iran. It is a fact that at the end of World War II the US Army swept through Germany in an operation called Project Paperclip, recruiting, in particular, Nazi rocket scientists and experts in aerospace medicine. Some other scientists were recruited simply to deprive the Soviet Union of this resource. So what has become of the Soviet scientists who didn’t speak English? In time we will find out for certain, but for now it is a safe guess that at least some of them have been employed to study the Russian value system and decision making processes by torturing other Russians with American “influence technology” [14].

Two interesting and important articles on bioelectromagnetic weapons have recently appeared in the New Scientist: “Maximum pain is aim of new U.S. weapon” and “Police toy with ‘less lethal’ weapons”, both written by David Hambling [15]. See also US. Patent 6 536 440 of March 25, 2003 [16].

Since completing this article in mid-June 2005, it has come to my attention that the Israelis are deploying a device called “The Scream”, which sends out bursts of audible, but not loud sound at intervals of about 10 seconds. A photographer at the scene of a demonstration said that he continued to hear the sound ringing in his head even after he covered his ears. This suggests to me that the active agent is electromagnetic rather than acoustic. In other words, the Israelis have come up with a device that is far cleverer than our “active denial technology”. It not only deters rioters, but also issues an audible warning that it has been turned on, which the US device does not, leaving it entirely to the enlisted men operating it to determine how much burning pain their adversaries receive. The margin for error with the US device is unconscionable. It may as well be called a lethal weapon because in practice it very frequently will be [17].

Article first published 24/01/06



http://www.i-sis.org.uk/BW.php
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We go from- Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers

Doctors and scientists say microwave strikes may have caused sonic delusions and very real brain damage among embassy staff and family members.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/01/scie ... owave.html

To this- Were the Cuban Embassy Sonic Attacks Actually Just Crickets?

The 'secret weapon' that caused illnesses and brain damage to U.S. diplomats may have been neither secret nor a weapon, but just loud insects.

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“I can say fairly definitively that the AP-released recording is of a cricket, and we think we know what species it is,” said Stubbs to The New York Times.

So how did a bunch of crickets manage to incapacitate a collection of U.S. diplomats? It’s tough to say exactly, but according to the researchers—and everyone who’s ever heard one—this particular species of cricket is very, very loud. There’s a chance the incredible din simply drove the diplomats our of their gourds, but it’s also possible that the cause of the diplomats’ suffering is actually completely unrelated to the noise. Still, that’s one mystery solved, at least, and now future diplomats will know to pack some earplugs on their next trip to Cuba.

https://www.popularmechanics.com/scienc ... -crickets/

:roll: Never mind the fact that bio-mimetic acoustics exist (using technology to mimic biological sounds/frequencies)

In 2013- Secrets of the cicada's sound

Date: May 30, 2013
Source: Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
Summary: Researchers are trying to make an artificial cicada for underwater communication.

Cicadas are unique among insects in their ability to emit loud and annoying sounds. So why would anyone actually want to replicate theses sounds?

A team of U.S. Naval researchers have been working on that very problem for several years now, because it turns out that the humble cicada has naturally solved a compelling unmet challenge in underwater communication: how to make an extremely loud noise with a very small body using very little power.

At the 21st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2013), held June 2-7 in Montreal, the team, based at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, RI, will present their latest results analyzing the cicada's sound -- first steps toward making devices that would mimic it for remote sensing underwater, ship-to-ship communications, rescue operations and other applications.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 152846.htm

But yeah guys, cricket sounds incapacitated the diplomats, nothing to see here... move along.

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