Jim Rickards: Pentagon's Financial War Game Playing Out
Francis Tseng

In 2009, within a top-secret weapons laboratory outside of Washington D.C., the Pentagon conducted its first ever "financial war game" pitting the U.S. against its major economic competitors. Along with Pentagon officials, this economic simulation of using financial instruments in a global game of chess also involved members of the intelligence community, Treasury department, Federal Reserve, Wall Street, and various think tanks.