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Are Military Experiments Affecting Our Weather?

By James Donahue

Scientists around the world are blaming the extreme weather changes on the burning of more and more carbon-based fuels, the build-up of carbon and methane gasses in our atmosphere, and a general warming of the planet. But what if there is another human factor involved here that has been going on secretly, without our knowledge?

We have all seen the strange criss-crossed patterns of the so-called "chemtrails" on clear days when the sky is blue. A lot of speculation has been made about them. Many believe the military is seeding the skies with flecks of metallic material like boron, aluminum and other materials designed to reflect the solar heat and ward off the effects of global warming. The U.S. Air Force has refuted the story and maintains the trails are nothing more than normal contrails of hot gasses produced by high altitude flying jet aircraft.

It is known, however, that the Air Force has been experimenting with weather modification techniques like cloud seeding since at least the Vietnam War, and possibly before this. In "Operation Popeye," cloud seeding was used over the Ho Chi Minh Trail, a major supply route by the North Vietnamese, to increase forest rainfall and turn the trail into impassable mud.

Then there was "Project Stormfury," another Air Force experiment from 1962 to 1983. This involved flying aircraft into the heart of tropical cyclones and seeding them with silver iodide. The idea was to use the silver iodide to create super-cooled water and thus cause a disruption of the storm’s power. It didn’t work.

An Air Force research paper produced in 1996 examines the possibility of using nanotechnology to produce "artificial weather," or special clouds of microscopic computer particles, all communicating with each other to form an intelligent fog that could be used in weather modification as a weapon of war. That paper was titled "Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025."

A 2005 story by Leonard David, senior writer for Space.com, examined the research being conducted by the U. S. Military to develop improved weather controls not only for a weapon of warfare, but for warding off storms like Hurricane Katrina. The story said the military was looking closely at space and satellite technology as possible tools to use in predicting these kinds of weather events and helping in response efforts after they happen.

"Is it far-fetched to see in this response the embryonic stages of an integrated military/civilian weather reaction and control system?" David wrote.

He asked: "What would a military strategist gain in having an ‘on-switch’ to the weather? Clearly it offers the ability to degrade the effectiveness of enemy forces. That could come from flooding an opponent’s encampment or airfield to generating downright downpours that disrupt enemy troop comfort levels.

"On the flipside, sparking a drought that cuts off fresh water can stir up morale problems for war-fighting foes. Even fooling around with fog and clouds can deny or create concealment – whichever weather manipulation does the needed job," David wrote.

He suggested in the article that the tiny "smart particles" created through nanotechnology would be atmospherically buoyant and capable of navigating an artificial cloud of themselves to block optical sensors, provide atmospheric electrical events and even shoot lightning strikes at targets on demand.

David said the 1996 Air Force report proposing this amazing technology concluded that "the technology is there, waiting for us to pull it all together."

This report was written eight years ago. Dare we imagine what has been developed in those military laboratories, or what new technologies have emerged that might be included in the military’s weather modification arsenal since?

David notes that this same technology, which includes the way the HAARP low frequency radio signals can affect the stratosphere, might also be used to neutralize life, limb and property-destroying storms.

HAARP, the acronym for High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, is an Air Force and Naval research device located in the wilds near Gakona, Alaska, that are used for experiments in upper atmospheric and solar-terrestrial research. Researchers are reportedly using this "high-power ionospheric research instrument" to excite the ionosphere for scientific study. It is believed the waves, which bounce back and pass through the earth, can influence the weather, influence the mental attitudes of crowds, and even cause earthquakes.

Bernard Eastlund, chief technical officer and founder of Eastlund Scientific Enterprises Corporation, San Diego, California, recently filed a patent on a method of creating artificial ionized plasma patterns with megawatts of power using microwaves. Eastlund claims the device can heat specific regions of the atmosphere and be used to steer hurricanes as well as control electrical conductivity of the atmosphere.

And if the weather can be altered by the push of a few buttons in some military base, who gets to decide which buttons to push, and when to push them? Could we possibly have a Doctor Strangelove scenario happening in the midst of such powerful weaponry?

Humanity was created with the power of free will. We also carry with us the light of the Creator within us. Thus we live in a matrix of our own creation. While these experiments may be the result of good intentions, there is great danger here. If we allow our government to build machines that give a few people the power to tinker with the balance of our world, we may be racing toward our own extinction.