Inside Operation Midnight Climax: CIA-Backed LSD-Fueled Brothels

Despite its goal of upholding national security, the CIA doesn’t have the cleanest track record, especially during the Cold War. Take, for example, MKUltra, a CIA-backed project that used dangerous doses of hallucinogen LSD on American citizens to determine whether or not the drug could be used for mind control. A particularly bizarre MKUltra subproject […]