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Pentagon: U.S. Not Capable of Detecting Foreign Nuke Threats (US unclassified report)
Free Beacon/Pentagon Report (Public Release) ^ | jan 24, 2014 | Adam Kredo

Posted on 01/25/2014 11:56:28 AM PST by Innovative

American intelligence and security agencies are not currently capable of detecting when foreign nations are building nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing programs, according to a newly released Pentagon report that faults a range of U.S. agencies.

“The nation is not yet organized or fully equipped” to detect clandestine nuclear activities across the globe, and in most cases “current solutions are either inadequate, or more often, do not exist,” according to the report, which was compiled over three years by the Pentagon’s Defense Science Board.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: china; iran; nationalsecurity; nationalsecurityfail; nkorea; northkorea; nuclear; nuclearproliferation; nuclearweapons; nukes; russia; waronterror
Direct link to the unclassified Pentagon Report, released to the public:

Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies by DoD Defense Science Board, LINK: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/NuclearMonitoringAndVerificationTechnologies.pdf

1 posted on 01/25/2014 11:56:28 AM PST by Innovative
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To: Innovative
Hey, US Gov't.,

Iran represents a nuke threat. NorK too.

2 posted on 01/25/2014 11:57:58 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Innovative

Whew! Glad that’s out in the open now...


3 posted on 01/25/2014 11:58:47 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Paladin2

I am sure Iran and N Korea and other countries and terrorists are very happy to hear this.

What is mindboggling is why don’t we have the ability to detect nuclear development and why are we announcing that we aren’t able to do it publicly?!


4 posted on 01/25/2014 11:59:51 AM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

Spying on millions of loyal Americans ( and our allies ) instead of our islamoNazi and other enemies


5 posted on 01/25/2014 12:01:47 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: Innovative
Perhaps we used to have this capability ... but Obama seems to have purged almost the entire high command of our nuclear forces, so perhaps that is a factor here.

Oh well.

6 posted on 01/25/2014 12:02:05 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Anti-Complacency League! Baby!)
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To: Innovative

What better reason that to leave the borders open,
let Saudi’s and Chechen’s in without passports,
and to arm al Qaeda? [/s]

When will a critical mass in Washington, DC wake up?


7 posted on 01/25/2014 12:03:58 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Innovative

Exactly.

If we have the ability, we should shut up.

If we don’t have the ability, we should yell and scream we do.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 12:05:06 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Innovative

It figures.

Instead of keeping tabs on foreign enemies building nukes, the NSA is more concerned about Aunt Sally in Des Moines sending e-mails with cookie recipes to her TEA Party sister in Tulsa.


9 posted on 01/25/2014 12:10:36 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: cld51860

No but they know if I had a peanut butter sandwich for lunch. Whats wrong with that picture?


10 posted on 01/25/2014 12:17:39 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Innovative

China. Huge underground mobile ICBM program, thousands of miles of tunnels.


11 posted on 01/25/2014 12:20:17 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Innovative

Don’t worry about it. Barry and Kerry know what they’re doing. LOL! Barry has “a pen and a phone” and Kerry has three Purple Hearts! We got it made! LOL!


12 posted on 01/25/2014 12:22:07 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Innovative

Mark my words:

The last thing Barry will do as a legacy will be to UNILATERALLY disarm US nuclear forces.


13 posted on 01/25/2014 12:33:45 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Diogenesis

About a tenth of a second after critical mass is attained. It will get very bright. Then very hot. Then we can plan on how to start over.


14 posted on 01/25/2014 12:40:59 PM PST by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Innovative

The US government lacks the ability to even test regularly for radiation contamination from Fukushima. Apparently NOAA says it does not have the ability to detect radioactive isotopes in the ocean. They say it is the job of the US Energy Department. What NOAA has been doing is using computer models to predict the fallout contamination levels and patterns. The same computer models that were used to predict a mild winter, no doubt. Our government has failed us on all levels.


15 posted on 01/25/2014 12:43:31 PM PST by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: cld51860

Yes. Venting is very healthy. I am sure they say that in top secret clearing briefings.

Of course our president couldn’t pass a clearance vetting to be a cook at an elementary school, but, I digress.


16 posted on 01/25/2014 12:46:52 PM PST by stanne
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To: Innovative

Here’s a cutting-edge technology to determine when an Islamic regime (Iran) is developing nukes:

When a US President is funding the Iranian nuclear program by funneling billions of taxpayer dollars to Iran and providing missile technology, it is likely that Iran is developing nukes.


17 posted on 01/25/2014 12:49:46 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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18 posted on 01/25/2014 12:56:30 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: ClearCase_guy
but Obama seems to have purged almost the entire high command of our nuclear forces, so perhaps that is a factor here.

I came across some interesting theories about that; to the effect that they're being cleared out because they refused to allow a nuke to be used in the US as a possible false flag op.

19 posted on 01/25/2014 1:34:23 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: cld51860

Yeah that’s a smart move to publicize that info...(not)


20 posted on 01/25/2014 1:58:58 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

This would be less of a problem if Obamacare covered injuries sustained in nuclear attacks. Oh, and if Obamacare were real. Thanks Innovative.


21 posted on 01/25/2014 2:02:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thanks for the ping.


22 posted on 01/26/2014 6:14:59 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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