On April 29, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Marc Polymeropoulos was quoted in a New York Magazine article titled, “Havana syndrome’s newest mystery: who gets paid?” Polymeropoulos, who experienced a Havana syndrome-style attack in 2017 while in Moscow, and has lobbied on behalf of victims previously, notes that victims will face a “messy” uphill battle. 

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