Paranoid, much. I think that it's far more likely that under-investment in the missile department is coming back to bite the Pentagon on the ass.
Security Clearance Help
WHAT SECURITY CONCERNS ARE RAISED BY GAMBLING DEBTS?
Gambling debts may:
• Compromise one’s financial stability.
• Cause problems with family and work.
• Prompt some individuals to engage in illegal activities, including espionage, as a means of covering their losses.
The two easiest ways to turn people are sex and money. If he has a gambling problem that leaves him open to someone trying to get him to spy for them in return for dealing with his debts. Being the second in command of missiles in the US you think MAYBE he knows a few things and people would want to find them out?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The No. 2 officer at the military command in charge of all U.S. nuclear war-fighting forces is suspected in a case involving counterfeit gambling chips at a western Iowa casino and has been suspended from his duties, officials said.