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.
“If you thought that there was a nest of spies somewhere trying to get information, is it very likely that they would do it by sending out a questionnaire? It’s an image of spying out of Monty Python.”
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. The FBI conducted an espionage investigation into the Stockholm International Peace Institute (SIPRI), a renowned arms monitoring group. According to