Thursday, June 21, 2007

TERROR SALESMAN: Caught contaminating the minds of spies; UNMOVIC reports on Iraq

Western nations have less than 20 years to prepare for the next generation of terror threats, according to Dr Yair Sharan, director of Tel Aviv University's Interdisciplinary Centre for Technology Analysis and Forecasting, reads a piece from today's Reg.

"Brain chip implants could create a more obedient servant than conventional techniques like hypnosis: 'Imagine that this suicide bomber is remote controlled and cannot give up, even if he wants,' warned Sharan," it continues.

Now, if we could fit some of the professional class of terror prognosticators with electrocuting anti-bark collars, like those cruel owners put on dogs they deem too noisy, DD reckons have more obedient servants without going through all the trouble of brain implants.

Read it here.

In other matters, mostly ignored was a report from Iraq by UNMOVIC at the very end of May. You remember UNMOVIC - the inspectors who were trying to ascertain if Saddam Hussein didn't have WMD's before we precipitated the current disaster.

In a report to the UN Secretary General at the very end of May, an appendix in the tome contained a lengthy discussion involving UNMOVIC's efforts to monitor the potential for chemical and biological attacks in Iraq now that it's a de facto failed state.

Read the rest here.


Anonymous Mark said...

Interesting post.

Very cool site by the way. Keep plugging away.

8:43 AM  

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