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Microwave Weapon Concerns Spread to Department of Homeland Security

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U.S. government suspicions about microwave weapon attacks have apparently spread to the Department of Homeland Security, the nation’s largest federal law enforcement body encompassing agencies like Immigration and Customs Enforcement as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to an internal DHS memo obtained exclusively by The Intercept.

Yesterday, DHS Deputy Under Secretary for Management Randolph D. Alles sent a memo to department personnel encouraging them to report “unexplained health incidents” to medical officials within DHS or to the State Department. The memo goes on to announce that “DHS is partnering with our interagency colleagues to ensure comprehensive public health protocols are implemented and care options are available” to affected personnel. A DHS official provided the memo to The Intercept on condition of anonymity to avoid professional reprisal.

The memo suggests that concerns about “multiple symptoms following an unusual auditory or sensory event,” in the past limited to the State Department and CIA, have spread to DHS, an agency unlike the other two in that its operations are primarily domestic (although some of its personnel do operate in foreign countries). Claims of mysterious health problems,........

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