Hawaii’s Nuclear Scare is Just the Tip of the Ballistic Missile

Hawaii’s Nuclear Scare is Just the Tip of the Ballistic Missile Annemarie Cuccia Hawaiians were in for a rude awakening one Saturday morning. An emergency alert was sent to the entire state reading “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” While the alert may not have been a drill, it was certainly an error. The alert was blamed on an officer selecting the incorrect message template to send, resulting in it being sent to everyone, rather than just internally. This caused understandable panic among Hawaiians, but it also caused those familiar with ICBM…