This is a little unsettling. A year-long investigation into alleged cheating on proficiency exams has resulted in the dismissal of nine nuclear missile commanders at the Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. The military expects to punish dozens of junior officers, as well.
Nuclear weapons are, to date, humanity's most Earth-shattering weapon. They have more than enough destructive power to wipe out the human race for good. But could we actually use them to destroy the Earth itself?