Talk about disinformation – the U.S. Government’s “Office of Net Assessment” (a military think tank) claimed in a report that Vladimir Putin has a form of autism, reports the Telegraph:
A top secret Pentagon report has concluded that Vladimir Putin suffers from Asperger’s syndrome.
The study from 2008, which was based only on videos of Putin, claimed that the Russian president’s mother had a stroke whilst pregnant with him that left lasting damage.
As a result his “neurological development was significantly interrupted in infancy,” the report says.
Putin’s authoritarian style and obsession with “extreme control” is a way of overcompensating for his condition, the researchers concluded
Putin’s actions have been under particular scrutiny since last year when he ordered Russian troops to annexe eastern Ukraine.
The report was prepared in 2008 for the US military’s Office of Net Assessment, a secretive think tank, and was written by Brenda Connors, an expert in movement pattern analysis at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
She analysed videos of Putin’s public actions dating back to the year 2000 though they did not have access to scans of his brain.
The report concluded that “the Russian President carries a neurological abnormality” and defined Asperger’s as: “An autistic disorder which affects all of his decisions.”…
[continues at the Telegraph]