NPR March 25, 20192:41 PM ET
The claim was extraordinary.
More than 20 U.S. diplomats in Cuba had "suffered significant injuries" in a series of attacks that seemed to target the brain. Or at least that's what State Department officials told reporters during a briefing in September 2017.
A couple of weeks later, President Trump went even further. "I do believe Cuba is responsible," he said during a Rose Garden news conference.
By that time, the U.S. had pulled most staff members from its embassy in Havana and had advised U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Cuba. There had also been reports of similar symptoms among U.S. diplomats in China. . . .
China, Cold War, Cuba, Diplomats, Directed Energy Weapons, Electromagnetic Weapons, "Havana Syndrome", "Health Attacks", Hysteria, Microwave, Moscow, Russia, Sonic Weapons, State Department, Surveillance, Traumatic Brain Injury,
Brain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government
60 Minutes CBS News March 17, 2019
"Since 2016, dozens of American officials have come home from Cuba and China with unexplained brain trauma. Evidence shows it may be the work of another government using a weapon that leaves no trace"
China, Cuba, Diplomats, Microwave, Video News
5 diplomats who got sick in Cuba after possible microwave assault file $28M lawsuit against feds
Canoe.com February 7, 2019
OTTAWA — Five Canadian diplomats and their family members who became mysteriously ill while posted to Cuba are suing Ottawa for more than $28 million.
In a statement of claim filed Wednesday in Federal Court, the diplomats say the Canadian government failed to protect them, hid crucial information and downplayed the seriousness of the risks.
Global Affairs Canada acknowledges that nine adults and five children from diplomatic families have developed unusual illnesses in Havana, with symptoms including nausea, dizziness, headaches and trouble concentrating. . . .
Canada, Cuba, Diplomats, Global Affairs Canada, Lawsuits, Microwave, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sonic Weapons,
NBC News Nov. 20, 2018, 5:00 AM EST
Josh Lederman and Andrea Mitchell
WASHINGTON — The mother of a U.S. diplomat who fell ill after suspected "health attacks" in China is speaking out, sharing her family's harrowing story publicly in hopes of raising awareness about the potential danger facing American diplomats and other workers around the world.
Laura Hughes, an Air Force veteran, says her daughter Catherine Werner is struggling with the effects of traumatic brain injury after experiencing strange sounds and sensations at her apartment in Guangzhou, where Werner was a foreign trade officer until being medevaced out earlier this year. . . .
Canada, China, Cuba, Diplomats, Directed Energy Weapons, Electromagnetic Weapons, "Health Attacks", Home Intrusions, Microwave, Sonic Weapons, State Department, Surveillance, Traumatic Brain Injury, Video News
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