Could loose lips lead to loose nukes?

January 3rd, 2008

If you thought unrest in Pakistan could lead to Islamic extremists getting their hands on some of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, generic cialis shop why would you tell the world about your contingency plans to seize the weapons?

US special forces snatch squads are on standby to seize or disable Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal in the event of a collapse of government authority or the outbreak of civil war following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

The troops, augmented by volunteer scientists from America’s Nuclear Emergency Search Team organisation, are under orders to take control of an estimated 60 warheads dispersed around six to 10 high-security Pakistani military bases.

Military sources say contingency plans have been reviewed over the past three days to prevent any of Pakistan’s atomic weapons falling into the hands of Islamic extremists if the administration of President Pervez Musharraf appears threatened by civil unrest.

All this does is warn the Pakistani military that they need to move these weapons (or use them) to avoid losing them.

In this case, loose lips could nuke ships…and cars and houses and babies and ….

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  • 1. grumps  |  January 3rd, 2008 at 4:47 pm

    Tell the truth. What was the first image that went through your mind when you read, “special forces snatch squads?”

    You naughty man, you.

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