Author : The Spectrum
Title : 2002
Year : 2002
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The CIA’s Role In The Anthrax Mailings: Could Our Spies Be Agents For Military-Industrial Sabotage, Terrorism, And Even Population Control ? 12/27/01 LEONARD G. HOROWITZ, D.M.D., M.A., M.P.H. Introduction. On October 1, 2001—approximately two weeks before the first publicly announced anthrax mailing—Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials received an urgent warning from this author. Government investigators were directed to consider the growing anthrax fright as the planned response to military-style propaganda. The American news media’s coverage of anthrax, and subsequently the anthrax mailings, held many similartities to what military officials in previous years called psychological operations (PSYOPS) for command and control warfare (C2W). The primary objectives in this unique anthrax campaign appeared to be pharmaceuticals sales and forced “emergency” legislation effecting stringent population controls. Broadcasters such as Peter Jennings on the ABC Nightly News (September 26, 2001) featured the Bayer pharmaceutical company’s anthrax antibiotic Cipro, without mention of far less costly and risky alternatives to mass population prophylaxis. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advanced Cipro for anthrax along with a Model State Emergency Health Powers Act for generic bioterrorism response, including forced drugging and certain vaccinations for anthrax and smallpox. Due to the panic and official endorsements, Cipro sales skyrocketed more than 1000%. At a single consumer prescription cost of $700 for a mere sixty-day supply, the resulting revenue helped rescue Bayer from the brink of bankruptcy. ...
The Spectrum - 2002
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