Project Socrates was a U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency program established within the Reagan administration. This classified program had a two-fold mission. Utilize all source intelligence to determine the true underlying cause of the United States' declining competitiveness and thereby economic health, and then utilize this understanding to develop the required solution. Socrates was fully successful in both aspects of its mission.
Project Socrates determined how to ensure the economic health of the U.S. and its allies for many generations.