Back in the day, security at the country's nuclear labs were tested by Navy SEALs and Army Rangers. Not any more.Today, the Energy Department has its own 40-person team, trained to "think like terrorists," that conduct mock attacks on nuclear facilities. National Defense magazine claims that these guys are the "cream-of-the-crop of DOEs security guards."Glenn Podonsky, director of the DOE office of independent oversight performance assurance, crows, "Were as good as, if not better than, any military organization we have today."Maybe. But given the Energy Department's lame record of defending its bases, a team of grandmothers with their hips recently replaced could probably make off with a pile of uranium.
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