BITS FROM ABROAD

August 2013

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has excluded a group of nuclear base operators from its $22 billion investment portfolio.

 

The former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers has broken the silence surrounding theUS nuclear weapons stored at the Volkel air base in theNetherlands, saying that twenty two nuclear weapons are based there.

 

Officers with a finger on the trigger of the US Air Force’s nuclear missiles are complaining of a wide array of morale-sapping pressures.  They include ‘poor leadership’ and being stuck in ‘dead-end careers’.  Associated Press,