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Revelation about lost nuclear codes

the episode showed that no system could be entirely safe from human error,….Retired US Air Force lieutenant colonel Robert Patterson wrote that Mr Clinton, and not an aide, allegedly lost track of the codes.

Nuclear codes ‘went missing’ during Clinton presidency ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), 22 Oct 10 Special codes that allow the US president to order a nuclear attack went missing “for months” during Bill Clinton’s time at the White House, his former top military officer says in a memoir.

The nuclear authorisation codes, known as the “biscuit,” are supposed to remain close to the US president at all times and are safeguarded by one of his aides”At one point during the Clinton administration – and until this day, to my knowledge this has never been released – the codes were actually missing for months,” former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Hugh Shelton, wrote in his newly-published memoir…

…the episode showed that no system could be entirely safe from human error,….Retired US Air Force lieutenant colonel Robert Patterson wrote that Mr Clinton, and not an aide, allegedly lost track of the codes.

Nuclear codes ‘went missing’ during Clinton presidency – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

October 22, 2010 - Posted by | safety, USA | , ,

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