This article is from the Conspiracy Theory Literature FAQ, by Xavier Poez email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
CTL states that the CIA was involved in a research program to
investigate mind control. This much is part of the public record, in
fact Congressional hearings were called to investigate the program in
the 70's. However CTL states that the program simply went underground
and that it is still active. Supposedly one useful aspect of mind
control is to train assassins to kill subjects in a sort of hypnotic
trance, so that they can't remember the event or recall the command to
kill. See [O'Brien95].