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"Owning the Weather" The idea that Hurricane Sandy is a man-made phenomenon Cannot be thrown Out

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another way of saying

the weather is a

privately-owned covert

weapon of mass


Tom Dennen

In his 1970 book, Between Two Ages, former U.S. National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brezezinski mentioned weather control as a “new weapon” for the U.S. military and a “key element of strategy.”

“Technology will make available, to the leaders of major nations, techniques for conducting secret warfare, of which only a bare minimum of the security forces need be appraised… Techniques of weather modification could be employed to produce prolonged periods of drought or storm.”

 “weather modification could become a more important weapon than the atom bomb.” – Presidential Advisory Committee on Weather control.

In 2025, US aerospace forces can “own the weather” by capitalizing on emerging technologies and focusing development of those technologies to war-fighting applications. Such a capability offers the war fighter tools to shape the battlespace in ways never before possible. It provides opportunities to impact operations across the full spectrum of conflict and is pertinent to all possible futures. The purpose of this paper is to outline a strategy for the use of a future weather-modification system to achieve military objectives rather than to provide a detailed technical road map.

A high-risk, high-reward endeavor, weather-modification offers a dilemma not unlike the splitting of the atom. While some segments of society will always be reluctant to examine controversial issues such as weather-modification, the tremendous military capabilities that could result from this field are ignored at our own peril. From enhancing friendly operations or disrupting those of the enemy via small-scale tailoring of natural weather patterns to complete dominance of global communications and counterspace control, weather-modification offers the war fighter a wide-range of possible options to defeat or coerce an adversary…


Between 1962 and 1983, the United States Navy, the U.S. Weather Bureau and the National Science Foundation carried out an experimental research program that was yielding some success in moderating hurricanes.

Project Stormfury was suspended, however, and eventually terminated for specious reasons. Commenting on an overview of The Stormfury Era by the Hurricane Research Division of the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Dick Eastman, MS, MA, noted that the privatization of weather-related government agencies was a factor in the termination of this project:

[Project Stormfury] was discontinued just as new planes for doing the interventions were made available. It seems that we had a deliberate effort to stifle success at the very time that the national weather bureau and other weather-related government agencies were being privatized:

 (the National Weather Service, like the Federal Reserve Bank, the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation are privately owned and controlled organizations — each operating in their respective fields in totally unregulated and largely unsupervised  environments, with the public thinking that each is part of the government…

Storm Fury demonstrated — regardless of the sophistry — that hurricane winds can be reduced from 130 mph to 75 or 80 mph — a difference that means the a difference of billions in damages and of doubtless many lives.

But we are not only seeing the deliberate decision to let disaster happen when it could be prevented — we are seeing something much worse — the deliberate use of this technology developed by minds that sought to help mankind as a means of destroying our homes and killing our people for the sake of ’disaster-industry’ profit and ‘national-emergency’ power.” (1096)

   A-4F Skyhawk BuNo 154172, weather modification seed pod, China Lake, 27 May 1970. Official U.S. Navy photo.

What did the North Koreans and Laotians think in the sixties when the Monsoon season carried on for more than six weeks after it usually ended?

They couldn’t possibly have known that the United States Air Force’s “Operation_Popeye” was seeding the cloud cover over the top of the Ho Chi Minh Trail with ‘Olive Oil’ deliberately extending that season.

(The flyboys thought it was a big joke – “Make mud, not war” and that would never have got out to the VC…)

Why is the United States so interested in the weather that it would violate international treaty? The answer may lie in the history of weather control and the fact that the US military has long been used to having a stacked deck.

“By the late 1950s, people began to think about our new ability to alter the weather in military terms. The Cold War was kicking into high gear, and the US intelligence community became aware that the Soviets were experimenting with cloud seeding and other kinds of weather control, such as cloud dissipation. In 1957, Henry Houghton, chair of MIT’s meteorology department, noted, “I shudder to think of the consequences of a prior Russian discovery of a feasible method for weather control. That same year, a Presidential Advisory Committee on Weather Control noted (with perfect deadpan sensationalism) that, “weather modification could become a more important weapon than the atom bomb.”

Investigative Journalist Forty-four-year-old Les Whitten, the chief investigative reporter for syndicated NY Times columnist Jack Anderson, was handcuffed and hauled off to jail right in the middle of the Watergate Scandal after Anderson broke the Weather Control story.

At the same time private weather controllers were debunked and some also arrested, one “dying in detention” after being arrested for “transporting rainmaking equipment across state lines”.

In October 2003 the US National Research Council issued a report titled, “Critical Issues in weather modificaton research indicating similar conclusions carried by a Pentagon report in the same month “An abrupt climate change scenario and its implications for United States national security,” that explored how global warming could lead to rapid and catastrophic global cooling.

Much of the work seems to have been done at the Navy’s China Lake weapons research. “Between 1949 and 1978,” the base’s in-house newspaper, The Rocketeer, reported, “China Lake developed concepts, techniques, and hardware that were successfully used in hurricane abatement, fog control, and drought relief.”

“Drought relief” is an interesting way to put it. China Lake caught the eye of the CIA in the early 1960s, which saw the potential of weather control in the rapidly expanding conflict in Vietnam (“Popeye”). The CIA’s first use of the Navy’s technology was crowd dispersal. “The Diem regime was having all that trouble with the Buddhists,” an agent told Seymour Hersh in 1972. “They would just stand around during demonstrations when the police threw tear gas at them, but we noticed that when the rains came they wouldn’t stay on. The agency got an Air America Beechcraft and had it rigged up with silver iodide. There was another demonstration and we seeded the area. It rained.”

The story of the top-secret project—flown by the Air Force but controlled by the CIA and the White House—was broken in 1971 in Jack Anderson’s national newspaper column, then, to greater fanfare, in July 1972, with Hersh’s front-page story in the New York Times. And while there were no rules at the time about weather modification—or any environmental warfare, for that matter—the Nixon administration was not happy with Hersh’s revelations. The White House and the State Department declined comment, and one unnamed official said, “This is one of those things where no one is going to say anything.”

(People said even less about CIA weather modification in Cuba. During 1969 and 1970, planes from China Lake seeded clouds that rained over non-agricultural regions of Cuba, leaving at least some of the country’s sugar cane fields dry.) 

The eventual response was an international treaty, the Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques, or ENMOD, which entered into force in 1978. The main tenet of the treaty, which stands today, is this:

“Each State Party to this Convention undertakes not to engage in military or any other hostile use of environmental modification techniques having widespread, long-lasting or severe effects as the means of destruction, damage or injury to any other State Party.”

But the treaty has a loophole big enough to drive a truck through: It prohibits only action with “widespread, long-lasting or severe effects.”

When Air Force intelligence analysts turned their thoughts to the weather in the mid-1990s, they made up their own definition of these limits: widespread means affecting more than several hundred kilometers; long-lasting means for a period of months; and severe “involves serious or significant disruption or harm to human life, natural or economic resources, or other assets.” Which is to say that, except for the human life part, most military applications, which tend to be short-term and localized, are allowed.

How could we possible ‘know’ that the HAARP program isn’t a sixty-year intense weaponization of the weather, a very sophisticated extension of that cloud seeding over Viet Nam and Laos so long ago?

There has been little or nothing reported about weather control since the forties, but plenty on devastating weather:


“Tropical Storm” Aries (The Ram)

Duration (Tropical, Western) 20 March – 20 April (2011, UTC)

Duration (Sidereal, Hindu) 14 April – 1 May (2011, UTC)

Source: Wikipedia


April 14 - Hail, winds pound Kansas; Deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, Arkansas

April 15 - Intense thunderstorms rush through Central Arkansas, Tornado Count in Arkansas Rises to Nine

April 16 - Tornadoes kill several people in Carolinas

April 17 - Ferocious storms devastate South / Tornadoes, floods leave several dead in Virginia

April 18 - Storms wrack North Carolina, Scores of tornadoes reported across state

April 19 - Illinois Tornado Outbreak / Storms rip into Central, Southern Illinois

April 20 - Dozens of tornadoes rip through Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia and Kentucky; death toll from the severe weather to more than 248

April 21 - Hawley, Texas Supercell and Tornado

April 22 - Saint Louis “Good Friday” Tornado, Airport Closes Indefinitely After Tornado Rips Through Terminal

April 23 - North Texas Tornadic Supercell!

April 24 - Texas Tornadoes! Louisville, KY flooding

April 25 - Residents flee as river overflows Missouri levee / Flooding Continues… More Rain Expected

April 26 - Storms Leave 7 Dead in Arkansas, All but Wipe Out Town

April 27 - Tornadoes rip through Alabama, Tuscaloosa tornado hardest-hit with 162 deaths

April 28 - Tornadoes and Storms Tear Through South; at Least 292 Dead

April 29 - Federal judge gives Army Corps of Engineers OK to break Missouri Birds Point Levee


Dealy Plaza is small, “… there are only two buildings with rooms and windows. The FBI and the Secret Service would have cased every one of those rooms, and no little punk with a mail-order riflt could just walk into a room and lean out of a window and shoot…” –  Richard Condon, “winter Kills”

And, no, three buildings cannot completely “fall down by themselves into their own footprints” (insider demmolition derby talk).

“Something is Happening Here; and You Don’t Know What it is… Do You, Mr Jones?”  - Bob Dylan



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    • Anonymous

      I concur, but, more importantly note that Sandy is still being manipulated, is still 1,700 mile diameter super system, is looking at mating with either/and/or a Pacific super system coming ashore on the west coast and a pacific tropical coming into Mexico that was obviously influenced by a vortex created 2 days ago, and, there are numerous city dopplers currently being influenced by various technologies, plus, some are being hyper agitated. Sandy is not over yet.
      Expected target is still the NMSZ and specifically Cairo to create a major EQ and/or Paducah to create a disaster bigger than Fukishima and Chernobyl put together. Not saying anything here but watch.
      Ignore people like Maverick who are either entirely ignorant, stupid or fools.
      There is so much government and private data available online regarding just HAARP, Digicon and GWEN, never mind the USN admission of working towards for full spectrum domination by 2025, that naysayers have to be either unable to learn or have an agenda.
      Sure, expose them but keep watching and learn.
      One day witnesses will be called in the courts of heaven to give testimony of mankind’s wickedness. Be prepared to answer that call.
      P.S. Why the obvious overlooking of Joplin? Almost all of your storm systems noted originated over a Mexican Caldera, traveled north through TX and spawned Tornadoes the whole way to Canada or the NE.

    • Louis

      How can meteorologists “control” the weather when they have no real comprehension about how the Earth’s ultra-complex weather system actually works?

      It is not a closed system. It is now known that weather on Earth is largely influenced by forces originating outside the Earth’s atmosphere, such as fluctuations in solar ultraviolet rays.

      How can HAARP influence what it doesn’t even understand?

      No matter how much man tries to play God, man will never make the grade.

    • DeDukshen

      Maverick said that because the official website does not say it controls the weather – that means it CANNOT! (despite patent applications saying that is one of the uses of HAARP)

      So there all you tin-foil hat wearers!!. Maverick said so in the comments right here: /conspiracy-theories/2012/10/hurricane-sandy-and-haarp-2445686.html

      Proof for all you conspiracy kooks!!

      Thanks Mav. ;)

      • Maverick

        Really… posting on another article referencing our conversation..

        You just proved yourself my own personal troll.

        Now I have two. whitehorse and DeDukshen

    • Tom Dennen, the paranoid historian

      IAnonymous: Learn how to spell HAARP, then comment – I suppose god didn’t include silver iodide in the Creation Plan? He certainly did not write the International Treaties banning ‘weather control’.

      I think lead hats keep out a lot of stuff you should think about. Try these just to get you started after taking the correct color pill:

      Dealy Plaza is small, “… there are only two buildings with rooms and windows. The FBI and the Secret Service would have cased every one of those rooms, and no little punk with a mail-order riflt could just walk into a room and lean out of a window and shoot…”

      And, no, three buildings cannot completely “fall down by themselves into their own footprints” (demmolition derby talk).

      You see, tinfoil hats concentrate aether waves and collect telepathic stuff from Mars so we have a smidgin of awareness about what the planet’s owners are up to

    • Anonymous

      If I were Maverick I would start looking for another job. Any agent so poor at his task will not last long even in the government.
      Come on, come up with something credible if not incredible.
      Are you really that dull witted? Impossible!

      • Maverick

        Now I have three personal trolls! :mrgreen:

        whitehorse, DuDukshen, and Moriyah!

    • Anonymous

      A troll is a supernatural being …and are rarely helpful to human beings.
      Troll (Internet), an internet term for a person who, through willful action, attempts to disrupt a community or garner attention and controversy through provocative messages.
      I am sure there is a newsgroup somewhere that spends all there time dishing HAARP and no time studying it or the weather.
      They probably believe in Santa too.
      Some Trolls might feel at home there, I myself do not.
      Anyone with 3 seconds to spare, and an ounce of interest, will be provided with a couple hundred thousand links to edify themselves about HAARP. Those who don’t or won’t, and frequent websites to misdirect those who might, most people call Trolls. It is etymologically correct usage in that context. Otherwise it is inapplicable.
      OK, Mr. Smith? Got it?
      I need to go sharpen my pen.

      • Tom Dennen, the paranoid historian

        Morriah, Sharpen your pen on this: “The press knew about (and broke) the Watergate in June 1972, well before the presidential elections in time for the Glorious Free Press to expose the Forces of Repression and prevent them from ever reaching the White House again. The skill there was that we could experience the thrill of the fantasy of a Free Press through which the Watergate was re-exposed after our free press had gotten permission to do so.” – Richard condon, ‘Winter Kills’, 1974., a remarkably clear (and fun!!) novel in which he posits that we tend to fictionalize facts and vice versa because we only believe what we (want) are told to believe.
        Once out of the Matrix and smiling, we are called the guys in the ‘tin foil hats”, but those who call us that are wearing lead skullcaps… and never, ever seem to smile.
        Trolls? They just found bigger flies to pull the wings off and watch…

    • Anonymous

      Of course it can be thrown out because it’s impossible.

      • Tom Dennen, the paranoid historian

        Just like it’s impossible for you to lose your job and be free of the System: follow the links, shadow boy…

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