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China, Cuba Attacks On US Diplomats Detailed

United States Embassy, Havana, Cuba | Ajay Suresh (CC BY 2.0)

Dec 5, 2020

CNN – The mysterious head injuries suffered by US diplomatic staff in China and Cuba that had been described as “sonic attacks” are consistent with the use of directed microwave energy, according to a report published Saturday by the National Academy of Sciences:

“Overall, directed pulsed RF (radio frequency) energy, especially in those with the distinct early manifestations, appears to be the most plausible mechanism in explaining these cases among those that the committee considered.”

The report added that it considered possible incidents of persistent postural-perceptual dizziness as a possible secondary issue in some of those affected a contributing factor.

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While the report does not conclude that the use of directed microwave energy in these instances was done deliberately, it said such action could be used for nefarious purposes.

“The mere consideration of such a scenario raises grave concerns about a world with disinhibited malevolent actors and new tools for causing harm to others, as if the U.S. government does not have its hands full already with naturally occurring threats.”

The report said that it considered chemical exposures, infectious diseases, and psychological issues as potential causes or aggravating factors of the injuries, but the overall analysis appeared to show they were not the likely cause.

A 19-person committee of medical and scientific experts produced the report at the request of the State Department.

CNN reported last year that doctors shared what happened to the brain of one diplomat who may have been the victim of one of the attacks.

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Researchers revealed the results of an independent brain analysis of Mark Lenzi, a US diplomat who was stationed in Guangzhou, China, in 2017 when he started experiencing unexplained symptoms, including headache, difficulty reading, irritability, as well as memory and sleep problems.

Among the MRI findings: 20 brain regions with “abnormally low” volumes, including regions involved in memory … Read more. 

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