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The Michael Aquino clip


From the upcoming book I'm finishing now:

In 1994, Cheri Seymour’s book The Last Circle: Danny Casolaro’s Investigation into The Octopus and the PROMIS Software Scandal introduced the public to the very first SAP on McKinney’s list—Satanic cults—played out in the military around a unique 12-page military concept paper produced by Col. Paul E. Vallely[1] and Maj. Michael A. Aquino in 1980: “From PSYOP to MindWar: The Psychology of Victory.”[2]Aquino, a highly decorated Green Beret psyops officer with top secret clearance, went on to become a lieutenant colonel and then a general, all while being high priest of the Temple of Set, a Satanic church on San Francisco’s Russian Hill.

Aquino’s religious outlook is directly implicated in both his Vietnam psyops past and MindWar paper that convinced military brass that they had lost the Vietnam war “not because we were outfought but because we were outPSYOPed. PSYOPs—MindWar—had to be strengthened.” Aquino participated in the CIA’s 1968-1972 Phoenix program “designed to identify and destroy the Viet Cong (VC) via infiltration, torture, capture, counter-terrorism, interrogation, and assassination” (Wikipedia).[3] The Phoenix counterinsurgency doctrine began in Vietnam, continued in Central America, and eventually constituted the core of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA). The Cold Warriors who conceived of Phoenix always intended it for domestic use, if for nothing else to ramp up the fear that would justify continuing the military’s bloated existence.

The MindWar operative must know that he speaks the truth, and he must be PERSONALLY COMMITTED to it . . . For the mind to believe its own decisions, it must feel that it made those decisions without coercion. Coercive measures used by the MindWar operative, consequently, must not be detectable by ordinary means . . .

Infrasound and ELF waves could do this without full-scale MK-Ultra programming.

The MindWars report even mentioned ionizing the atmosphere as a way to control emotions:

An abundance of negative condensation nuclei (air ions) in ingested air enhances alertness and exhilaration, while an excess of positive ions enhances drowsiness and depression. Calculation of a target audience’s atmospheric environment will be correspondingly useful.

1] Vallely (now a general) is the only author credited with having written the paper (

[2] MindWar, 2nd Edition by Michael A. Aquino, PhD, and William H. Anderson, MD, with an introduction by Gregory S. Seese, PsyD, is the paper writ large into Aquino’s 2013 book (2nd edition, 2016). Aquino self-describes as “one of the U.S. Army’s extremely rare Political-Military Affairs Officers [with credentials in Strategic & Space Intelligence, Psychological Operations, Special Forces, Civil Affairs, Defense Attaché, and Foreign Area Officer],” with MindWar being “a methodology for reducing, if not eliminating, contemporary humanity’s obsession with and reliance upon murderous, destructive conventional war (PhysWar).”

[3] Phoenix, of course, was running concurrent with the CIA’s other infamous program, MK-ULTRA and its 149 subprojects in the name of psyops and “behavioral control.”


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