Servicemen of the "Fighting Eagles" 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, walk by tanks that arrived via train to the US base in Mihail Kogalniceanu, eastern Romania, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP/Andreea Alexandru)

Pentagon Report Points To Unsustainable Status Quo For U.S.’ Global Empire

The Pentagon is now admitting that the U.S.’ global dominance is waning, as it is facing economic challenges from rival countries who resist Western corporate influence. It’s also threatened by “inconvenient” information like that of watchdog journalism critical of American imperialism. But perhaps its solution is more worrisome, as the Pentagon suggests doubling down on militarism and propaganda instead of addressing the root causes of the country’s downturn.