Covering everything from the suspicious deaths of JFK, Martin Luther King and Princess Diana to the Roswell, 9/11 and Arab Spring controversies, The Rough Guide to Conspiracy Theories sorts the myths from the realities, the allegations from the explanations and the paranoid from the probable. Who might be trying to convince us that climate change isn't real? What is the truth behind the death of Osama bin Laden... and is he still alive? When did the CIA start experimenting with mind control? Where is the HAARP installation and did it have anything to do with the 2011 Japanese tsunami? Why is surveillance so widespread in our cities and online, and what are the real benefits? This definitive guide to the world's most controversial conspiracies wanders through a maze of sinister secrets, suspicious cover-ups, hidden agendas and clandestine operations to explore all these questions - and many more.