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The Pentagon's Bottomless Money Pit - Rolling Stone
Meanwhile, the Air Force, which has a $156 billion annual budget, still doesn't always use serial numbers. It has no idea how much of almost anything it has at any given time. Nuclear weapons are the exception, and it started electronically tagging those only after two extraordinary mistakes, in 2006 and 2007. In the first, the Air Force accidentally loaded six nuclear weapons in a B-52 and flew them across the country, unbeknownst to the crew. In the other, the services sent nuclear nose cones by mistake to Taiwan, which had asked for helicopter batteries.
by generic on Wed Mar 20th, 2019 at 01:11:02 PM EST
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Today must by CHINA! day. AP certainly has been cranking the gin since early morn to turn out inscrutable THREATS to, oddly enough, the EU.

Closer to special relationships between industrialists and DOD at home: Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries

So goes the turn of the screw on Huawei.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Mar 22nd, 2019 at 08:04:17 PM EST
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