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US military pondered love not war

US military pondered love not war (BBC News)

The US military investigated building a “gay bomb”, which would make enemy soldiers “sexually irresistible” to each other, government papers say.

The plan for a so-called “love bomb” envisaged an aphrodisiac chemical that would provoke widespread homosexual behaviour among troops, causing what the military called a “distasteful but completely non-lethal” blow to morale.

Other weapons that never saw the light of day include one to make soldiers obvious by their bad breath.

Is it 1st April? Sadly not. These people were, apparently, serious. And the American people wonder why we mock them.

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