Cold War Economy

The Minutemen Missles in South Dakota played a big role in the Cold War economy or what Dwight Eisenhower called the military-industrial complex. The military-industrial complex is when businesses and individuals are involved in the creation of military technologies. In South Dakota, the military-industrial complex revolved around the Minutemen Missles. Minutemen Missles needed to beContinue reading “Cold War Economy”

Culture of Secrecy

The national security state is made up of “bureaucracies designed to provide the executive branch with intelligence concerning the intentions and capabilities of actual or potential enemies and to provide the capacity to wage covert campaigns against those deemed to pose” (Robert Dean). These bureaucracies played a huge role in creating a “culture of secrecy”Continue reading “Culture of Secrecy”