How safe is US ‘nuclear football’? Pentagon to find out

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How safe is US ‘nuclear football’? Pentagon to find out

The Pentagon’s watchdog said on Tuesday it would evaluate the safety protocols surrounding the president’s “nuclear football” – containing codes needed for a strike – after one such briefcase nearly came within range of rioters storming the Capitol on January 6.In a brief notice, the Inspector General’s office said it would evaluate the extent to which Pentagon officials could detect and respond if the Presidential Emergency Satchel were “lost, stolen or compromised”.“We may revise the…

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