[ExI] "gay bomb"

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Wed Jun 13 04:25:23 UTC 2007

This is also rather old news, incidentally. For more details, browse 
in http://www.sunshine-project.org/


The Sunshine Project
17 January 2005

Sunshine Project Responds to Pentagon Statements on
"Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying Chemicals"

(Austin, 17 January) - In the past several days, international media 
have focused attention on the US Air Force biochemical weapons 
proposal titled Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying 
Chemicals. The document was submitted to the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons 
Directorate (JNLWD) in 1994. It was acquired by the Sunshine Project 
under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and posted on our website 
in late December.

At the same time in 1994, the US Army proposed developing a number of 
other drugs, principally narcotics, as "non-lethal" weapons. These 
documents were also obtained under FOIA and are posted on the 
Sunshine Project website.

Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying Chemicals proposes 
development of a mind-altering aphrodisiac weapon for use by the US 
armed forces, as well as other biochemicals, including one that would 
render US enemies exceptionally sensitive to sunlight.

With respect to the Air Force proposal, the Department of Defense has 
recently been quoted as saying the following:

"[The proposal] was rejected out of hand."

DOD Spokesman Lt. Col Barry Venable to Reuters

"It was not taken seriously. It was not considered for further development."

JNLWD spokesman Capt. Daniel McSweeney to the Boston Herald

These statements are untrue. The proposal was not rejected out of 
hand. It has received further consideration. In fact, it was recent 
Pentagon consideration, in 2000 and 2001, that brought this document 
to the Sunshine Project's attention and resulted in our FOIA request:

--> In 2000, the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) 
prepared a promotional CD-ROM on its work. This CD-ROM, which was 
distributed to other US military and government agencies in an effort 
to spur further development of "non-lethal" weapons, contained the 
Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying Chemicals document. If 
the proposal had been rejected out of hand and not taken seriously, 
it would not have been placed in JNLWD's publication.

--> Similarly, in 2001, JNLWD commissioned a study of "non-lethal" 
weapons by the National Academies of Science (NAS). JNLWD provided 
information on proposed weapons systems for assessment by an NAS 
scientific panel. Among the proposals that JNLWD submitted to the NAS 
for consideration by the nation's pre-eminent scientific advisory 
organization was Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying Chemicals.

here to see a partial list of documents deposited at NAS and/or 
contained on the JNLWD CD-ROM.)

Thus, the Pentagon's statements (as quoted in news reports) are 
inaccurate and should be corrected.

While the Sunshine Project does not have evidence suggesting that 
Harassing, Annoying, and 'Bad Guy' Identifying Chemicals has been 
funded, US Army proposals to weaponize narcotics that were made at 
the time have moved forward. These include proposals such as 
Antipersonnel Calmative Agents and for development of opiate and 
sedative biochemical weapons. Those proposals are discussed in detail 
in the Sunshine Project news release "The Return of ARCAD" available 
at the URL:


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