April 9th, 2009 in Breaking News
Pentagon Preps For Economic Warfare
Pentagon Preps For Economic Warfare - CBS News.
The Pentagon sponsored a first-of-its-kind war game last month focused not on bullets and bombs - but on how hostile nations might seek to cripple the U.S. economy, a scenario made all the more real by the global financial crisis.
The two-day event near Ft. Meade, Maryland, had all the earmarks of a regular war game. Participants sat along a V-shaped set of desks beneath an enormous wall of video monitors displaying economic data, according to the accounts of three participants.
“It felt a little bit like Dr. Strangelove,” one person who was at the previously undisclosed exercise told POLITICO.
Pentagon Preps For Economic Warfare - CBS News