The government is very good at spreading fear to terrorize folks folks into relinquishing their liberty. It's a proven formula that works.
A political analyst says US officials chronically exaggerate foreign threats and portray the world as more dangerous than it really is to cater for their own “material and political interests.” “If you look at the specific threats that people 'claim' should justify USD 600 billion on military spending and 1.6 million people on just the civilian side of the military, it does not really hold up,” Micah Zenko said in an interview with the website of Foreign Affairs.
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