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Remember how the other day I worried that the risks of a nuclear incident were increasing as the quality of personnel in the U.S. nuclear force deteriorated? Well, it turns out that at the beginning of September, the deputy commander of the U.S. nuclear force was suspended and is under investigation for issues related to ...

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Remember how the other day I worried that the risks of a nuclear incident were increasing as the quality of personnel in the U.S. nuclear force deteriorated?

Well, it turns out that at the beginning of September, the deputy commander of the U.S. nuclear force was suspended and is under investigation for issues related to gambling.

Well, do ya?

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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