60,000-Strong: America’s Sprawling, Corporate Backed, Spy Army.

Some 60,000 individuals belong to a comparatively huge undercover US army, “working under masked identities and in low profile,” according to an exclusive Newsweek report. “The largest undercover force the world has ever known is the one created by the Pentagon over the past decade,” says the Newsweek report. This “broad program” is a “signature reduction” effort, which is an attempt by so-called security agencies to minimize their footprint in the realm of surveillance. Newsweek says it engaged in a two-year investigation of “over 600 resumes and 1,000 job postings, dozens of Freedom of Information Act requests, and scores of