Could Someone Actually Steal a U.S. Nuke? | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Could Someone Actually Steal a U.S. Nuke?

The eyes of the world have become fixed on the estimated 50 B61 nuclear bombs stored at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. As the Turkish military operations in Syria strain relations with the U.S., the security of the bombs has become a potential concern and a certain geopolitical headache. One unidentified senior U.S. official expressed worry to The New York Times that the bombs are being “held hostage” by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Extreme caution is always warranted where nukes are concerned, but what is the actual risk of rogue nuclear bombs pose? How well guarded are they, and what could someone do if they got their hands on them?

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If someone steals your bomb...

George

...can't you just push the big red button to find out where they took it?

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