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How to Safeguard Loose Nukes

Lasrick (2629253) writes | about a year and a half ago

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Lasrick (2629253) writes "The Bulletin has an interesting article about the likelihood of terrorists obtaining nuclear material. "Since 1993, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has logged roughly 2,000 cases of illicit or unauthorized trafficking of nuclear and radioactive material. Thirty illicit radioactive trafficking incidents were reported in the former Soviet region alone from 2009 to 2011. As Obama said in December, "Make no mistake, if [terrorists] get [nuclear material], they will use it."""
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