Disinfo: American “Deep State” strikes, NATO is a part of it


The American “Deep State” strikes.  NATO has links to it.

The book “The Deep State Strikes” aims to shed light on the dark sides of world and background politics.  This volume contains several guest articles and deals critically with the activities of the so-called “Deep State”.  “This is also called ‘Permanent Bureaucracy’ or ‘Permanent Government’ and is completely independent of democratic elections”.

In this book, former air force officer of the German Armed Forces Jochen Scholz analyses the USA in its current state of world politics as a “tumbling hegemon in aggression mode”.


Conspiracy theory, consistent with recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Western hegemony and belligerent West.

The idea of a "deep state" has always been very popular among conspiracy theorists. Its manifestations might be different, but generally the concept conjures up the image of a small group of men, deciding the fate of the world behind the scenes.

However, there is no evidence of  such a "permanent bureaucracy" or "permanent government" existing in the United States.  Therefore there is also no evidence that NATO has any connection to the so-called 'deep state'.



  • Reported in: Issue146
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 17/04/2019
  • Language/target audience: German
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: security threat, International, West, NATO, Conspiracy theory


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