Secrecy And Lies: How The Chernobyl Story Sheds Light On The Dangers Of America’s Warfare State

As I watched that moving scene, it occurred to me: secrecy and lies! Why, that is precisely what the U.S. government has been based on ever since it was converted into a national-security state after World War II. In fact, in many ways the U.S. national-security establishment has come to bear many of the characteristics of the Soviet Union.