Approved the U.S. Department of Defense Pentagon , she commissioned a group of experts study the body language of many foreign leaders , including Russian President Vladimir Putin , to understand their personalities better.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence that these studies, which until the beginning of the last decade conducted for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, today is conducted to calculate the research group belonging to the Pentagon dealing with issues of security strategy.
The Pentagon official acknowledged on condition of anonymity that the Russian president was the focus of these studies , and added that another study on the character took place in the year 2012 .
The source pointed out that about 15 foreign leader has been studied on the basis of their character 's body language , and among these , Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il - On and even al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden .
But Pentagon spokesman Admiral John Kirby assistant confirmed that these studies « are not used to develop policies or to take decisions » .
He added that the Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel knew about these studies , after I talked about « USA Today » in its edition Friday.