Report: U.S. nuclear general drank too much, misbehaved in Russia
December 20th, 2013
10:31 AM ET

Report: U.S. nuclear general drank too much, misbehaved in Russia

CNN's Faith Karimi

A U.S. general who oversaw nuclear weapons boozed, fraternized with "hot women" and disrespected his hosts during an official visit to Russia this year, an investigative report shows.

Maj. Gen. Michael Carey led the 20th Air Force responsible for three nuclear wings.

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  1. ARG

    At the first sign that someone has a serious drug or alcohol problem the can be removed from any and all duties concerning nuclear weapons. He also may have violated the guidelines for acesess to classified information

    December 26, 2013 at 10:22 pm | Reply
  2. josh

    this guy is definitely one of us, sounds like he deserves a promotion for all that hard work. a hardy salute to you, sir. :)

    December 22, 2013 at 5:22 pm | Reply
  3. thatsit

    He probably doesn't have a high school diploma

    December 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm | Reply
  4. Do you remember when...

    a bunch of Republican congressmen got really drunk and skinnydipped in the Sea of Galilee. Why didn't we fire them?

    December 22, 2013 at 10:53 am | Reply
    • George patton

      Now that's a very good question. The fact that they were not fired shows just how much influence the all powerful M.I.C. has over Capitol Hill!!!

      December 22, 2013 at 11:31 am | Reply
  5. Yuck

    Smitty and Wert,wert go play paddy cakes somewhere else,this is not under obamas control, it's the person committing the act not the president you ding dongs.

    December 22, 2013 at 12:05 am | Reply
  6. Yuck

    Scary too even think that these top people running this country are under the influence of drugs and alcohol,these people should be drug tested and screened every other month before they even think of running for office.just something to consider and think about thats all:)what ever happend to just say no to drugs?huh.

    December 21, 2013 at 11:56 pm | Reply
    • Geez

      I agree , all I do is pull orders for a wholesaler , I get annual and random drug screens , and threatened to get fired.
      No nukes involved , Hmmmm

      December 28, 2013 at 8:56 am | Reply
  7. nookuler

    Lies, hyporicy and deception are the bread and butter of the US, Britain, and Israel.

    British (lies): "we are heree to help you arabs in getting rid of the occupation by the turks/ottomans so you can be free" turns to divying up the mideast with French using borders they picked, decades of occupation of the mideast, and the installation of dictators and kings.

    US (hypocricy): "we are a beacon of light, we stand for rights and freedoms, others are brutal and evil. saddam tortured people so he's bad." we find out that US soldiers arre torturing prisoners, (they are just a few bad apples!), then a US policy to torture shows up (these are enhanced interrogation techniiques, not torture, promise!)

    Israeli (deception): "its true that we have been uprooting entire palestinian farms, demolishing palestinian homes, only providing building permits to jews, blockinging the return of palestinian refugees who fled when we took this land by force, illegally expanding into occupied territory, our citizens yell death to arabs, placing an embargo on things as innocent as crayons, harrassing palestinians at every checkpoint, imprisoning kids for throwing rocks, shooting at palestinian protestors, protecting jews who harass palestinians and vandalize palestinian property BUT no there is no program or aim of getting rid of as many palestinians as possible. we have reasons for each of these things. the fact they seem to point to one thing is just a coincidence.

    December 21, 2013 at 9:04 pm | Reply
    • Lizzie

      You forgot to tell everyone about the daily missile barrage into Israeli Cities from the peace living Palestinians.
      You forgot to tell everyone that those who are oppressed are calling to the US and Britain for help, but NONE ask China or Russia.
      You forgot to tell everyone that now Russia deploys long range missiles on the European borders, after Pres.Obama reneged on the the missile defense act signed by Poland and the US, because Russia told Pres.Obama they want those already in place gone and he bowed to their commands.

      December 22, 2013 at 10:59 am | Reply
      • George patton

        Good grief Lizzie, you sound like another brainwashed Tea Partier taking up for both the U.S. and Great Britain. You seem to forget that those sniveling cowards who operate those ungodly drones, butchering people needlessly, reside in both of these countries. In fact, the modern day Axis of Evil is composed of the U.S., Great Britain and France. Enough said!

        December 22, 2013 at 11:28 am |
      • James

        What do you expect them to do? They're being occupied, are they supposed to be throwing flowers at the Israelis? Is that what Americans will do if their homes are taken away from them? Or would Americans fight back the way it was romanticized in Red Dawn? The Palestinians don't have the luxury of weapons that can take out armies and bases or to even hit them accurately, the way Israel does. Israel is like the bully in school, he'll beat on people weaker than him, but if the victim fights back the bully cries foul.

        December 22, 2013 at 9:42 pm |
  8. Reddog9500

    In the photo General Carey appears to wearing a wedding ring. I wonder what "Mrs. Carey" thinks of her husband's behavior. "But.....BUT HONEY.....I can explain EVERYTHING!!". Hoo-Boy.

    December 21, 2013 at 7:02 am | Reply
  9. Smitty

    I have never seen so many excuses for 1 person, this Obamas new norm, enjoy what you voted for.

    December 20, 2013 at 5:58 pm | Reply
    • WERTWERT32452345

      Like you Smitty, I have no use for this murderer Obama either. He still kills people in Afghanistan and Pakistan with those dastardly drones of his and those Apache helicopters day after day. Unfortunately, I don't see anybody about to improve things at anytime in the near future. It appears that all of our politicians have become politically "correct", right-wing fanatics!

      December 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm | Reply
      • George patton

        It seems to me WERTWERT32452345, that you and I are the people here talking about the obscene butchery caused by those ungodly drones overseas ordered by Barack Obama. Unfortunately, the unsavory British are now doing the same thing with theirs too, butchering people and then bragging about it! Both Barack Obama and David Cameron need to be indicted over this dastardly activity and tried for crimes against humanity and this article here is talking about Gen. Michael Carey above!!! How ludicrous!

        December 21, 2013 at 4:11 pm |
  10. Smitty

    Disgusting, but what do you want when our leader wins LIAR of the year.

    December 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm | Reply
  11. George patton

    Is this Gen. Michael Carey truly any more of a disgrace to this country than Sen. John McCain or Sen. Lindsey Graham? Somehow, I don't think think so! Then again, remember Hilary Clinton and Madelaine Albright?

    December 20, 2013 at 11:17 am | Reply
    • Smitty

      I agree, however this is the new norm, which comes from the head down.

      December 20, 2013 at 9:17 pm | Reply
      • U.S.M.C. 1371

        Leadership by example. ....no accountability leads too no accountability by subordinates.

        December 26, 2013 at 9:19 pm |

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