here's my summary:
"we let ourselves"
by 'we' you must mean the American people via their representatives in Washington, Roosevelt et al. I'd replace the word let with were forced to.
Plan to begin with?
The cold war started in 1949 when Russia detonated its first atomic weapon using uranium that included the 1500+ pounds of U.S. and Canadian uranium metal and uranium salts expedited by lend-lease.
Top secret documents
Nobody knows if they were ever marked top secret or not since all the borders of the pages were cut trim to the text to save weight as each shipment of documents weighed thousands of pounds.
For the next big war, baby!
9-11 was a panda job.
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