Newt Gingrich: Hawaii’s false missile alert shows America must urgently develop a missile defense system

Hawaiians and visiting tourists were startled and frightened by a civil defense warning Saturday that said: “EMERGENCY ALERT: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” After 38 minutes of frantically ...

Hawaii's Governor Knew After 2 Minutes That The Missile Alert Was False, But It Took Him Another 15 Minutes To Tell The Public

A Hawaii National Guard commander said Friday he informed the governor that the missile alert broadcast statewide was a false alarm just two minutes after it went out, raising questions over why it took so long to inform panicked residents that it was an ...