U.S. Military Not Happy With Clinton Talking About Nuclear Launch Times
On Thursday, CNN spoke with the military and they aren’t happy she discussed classified information.
BARBARA STARR: A military spokesman told us that they do not discuss operational timelines for launching nuclear weapons. This is some of the most classified information. I asked Defense Secretary Ash Carter at a press conference earlier today. He declined to answer the question because it involved politics. But here is the bottom line: the U.S. military does not discuss the precise specifics of the time frames of launching nuclear weapons that, by all accounts, is extremely classified. And you know information to be classified and you’re a government official, even if it’s in the open source, even if it’s on the internet, you are not supposed to disclose it. The U.S. military is not especially thrilled to be discussing in precise detail what it takes to launch nuclear weapons. – READ MORE