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Some media reports have speculated that suicide bombers take drugs before they go on their missions, but this would run contrary to the strict religious teachings they adhere to.
"These people are nuts... It is hard to grasp it why a man becomes a suicide bomber, especially man so young... In Chechnya, which is neighboring Ingushetia, the hypnotic powders were poured in addition to the ordinary tea in the camps of the militants. At first man felt seemingly normal, but over time he was already like a zombie", - Yevkurov told the journalists.
Police say the militants shouted Islamic slogans as they attacked police and army outposts
The Thai Public Health minister says several of the insurgents had methamphetamines and other illegal drugs in their bloodstream
Top terrorist 'may be master hypnotist'
Noordin Top is using hypnotism to elude capture and recruit more suicide bombers.
The magazine said the chief's mind went blank "like he was hypnotised"
Videos that were being sold in Mingora when the Taliban were in control showed many teenage boys being trained for suicide attacks. The videos would climax by showing them embrace their adult tutors before climbing into vehicles, which were then filmed driving into their targets — often military checkpoints — and detonating, all to a sound track of hypnotic jihadist songs.
"They (the children) have been through great trauma. They were picked up from their homes by the Taliban,"
Defense attorneys said Tuesday they are prepared to present witnesses who will say Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person in the U.S. convicted in connection with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks, may be schizophrenic.
Kidnapped boys 'brainwashed' to die as suicide bombers
"The first day they beat us and then made us exercise," one boy said. "They made us run and told us you will wage jihad."
A study by the NGO Freedom House found Wahhabi publications in a number of mosques in the United States preaching that Muslims should not only "always oppose" infidels "in every way", but "hate them for their religion ... for Allah's sake", that democracy "is responsible for all the horrible wars of the 20th century", and that Shia and certain other non-Wahhabi Muslims were infidels
Originally posted by TheCoffinman
why is it hard to believe people dont willingly go to thier deaths for a cause theyre fanatic about? theyve been doing it since ancient greece. "the 300"
Originally posted by Skyfloating
reply to post by SpartanKingLeonidas
True. One has to be completely lost before they are able to manipulate and indoctrinate you.