Obama administration embraces major new nuclear weapons cut

By R. Jeffrey Smith

Officials back a new targeting plan and a one-third reduction in the U.S. arsenal.

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Security Council":

"… r a review that included the State Department, the Defense Department, the National Security Council, the intelligence community, the U.S. Strategic Command, the Joint Chiefs …"

Air Force failure to maintain nuclear weapons accountability

By The Center for Public Integrity

Air Force accidentally flies nuclear weapons over U.S. airspace without required special authorization

Excerpts from this story referencing "Minot Air Force Base":

"… 6 and 2007. In August 2007, six nuclear weapons were mistakenly flown from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. Air Force person …"