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The goals of America's deep state are creating secrecy and maintaining corporate and military power.


There is a ‘deep state’ in the US, that has the power to make decisions about essential national security issues. And that deep state exists outside the democratic process, deep in the background.

Journalist Scott Horton explains how America’s national security apparatus bypassed the democratic process and moved into the shadows.

Scott is author of the new book Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Warfare.

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Scott Horton

Scott Horton is an attorney, lecturer at Columbia Law School and contributing editor at Harper’s magazine.


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