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How radio frequency waves ended a CIA officer’s career

Clip: 12/11/2020 | 7m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

The mysterious ailments that afflicted U.S. employees in Cuba and China in 2016 and 2017 were likely due to “pulsed radio frequency energy,” a new report found. Intelligence officials say Russia is the most likely culprit. Nick Schifrin spoke with former CIA officer Marc Polymeropoulos about his experiences being hit by the waves and debilitating medical conditions that ended his career.

Aired: 12/11/20

Rating: NR

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