Encyclopedia Britannica probably ignores this topic
Wikipedia actually has an article on "Celine's laws." That's as in Hagbard Celine, one of Robert Anton Wilson's more memorable characters. The first law: "National Security is the chief cause of national insecurity." The second law: "Accurate communication is possible only in a non-punishing situation." (I prefer Wilson's paraphrase that communication occurs only between equals.) The third law: "An honest politician is a national calamity"