Defense Department Brainstorming Outside the Box

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Defense Department officials have now officially responded to revelations about 10-year old proposals for non-lethal weapons recently revealed on a Web site. No, the military did not seriously investigate creating aphrodisiacs to turn enemy fighters into gay lovers. It was just an idea that came up in a brainstorming session aimed at disrupting enemy discipline. Another idea: chemical sprays to attract rodents and stinging bugs to the enemy.

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