In its campaign against al Qaeda, the CIA prototyped a creepy doll weapon. It was an Osama bin Laden action figure, and it offered an intriguing feature. Instead of a kung-fu action grip,
The face of the figure was painted with a heat-dissolving material, designed to peel off and reveal a red-faced bin Laden who looked like a demon, with piercing green eyes and black facial markings.
While the manufacturer (led by a Hasbro exec, a GI Joe leader!) made several prototypes, the demon bin Laden doll never went into production. Or so they say.