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  • For The Record: Unrestricted Warfare

    For The Record investigated whether the 2008 U.S. financial crisis may have been caused at least in part by economic terrorism – the intentional infliction of economic damage on U.S. markets. The theory was investigated by a report commissioned by the Pentagon, which the Defense Department later sought to marginalize. For The Record spoke with former high-level Pentagon officials who said that the report was quashed because it didn’t “fit the narrative” being pushed at the time.
  • Passing the Buck Dept.: The Supernote

    New Yorker magazine reports that "A near-perfect counterfeit hundred-dollar bill is coming out of the Middle East. Is it an act of economic terrorism? And can the Treasury stop it? ... (The Supernote) had surfaced around 1990.. and, as far as (Secret Service) agents could determine between two and three billion dollars' worth had been printed in two years..."