January 3rd, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

Sy Hersh’s Nov 09 article on Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal is not all that revelatory. But, given the last post here, it’s hardly reassuring to read of the Pakistani president defending nuclear security in these terms:

“Our Army officers are not crazy, like the Taliban. They’re British-trained. Why would they slip up on nuclear security?”

January 2nd, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

until less than ten years ago, the locks on RAF nuclear bombs were opened with a bicycle lock key. ” [BBC]

Admittedly, this looks like a case of auntie spinning their info as far as it’ll go. e.g. no bicycle lock itself, necessarily, just the same kind of key.

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