Nuclear Risks

Number 27628
Subject Terrorism
Source Center for Public Integrity
State
Year 2015
Publication Date March 14 - Dec. 16
Summary The Obama administration has waged an international campaign to lock down nuclear explosive materials over the past seven years, to stem the risk that a terrorist might detonate a bomb in New York, Washington, or elsewhere. But three countries in particular have proved immune to U.S. pressures for better safeguards: South Africa, Russia, and India. Our deep investigations into their nuclear activities laid bare a toxic mix of ineptitude, nationalism, and greed – and not just in foreign capitals – that keeps the world at risk.
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Keywords explosive; materials; bombs; international; nuclear; nationalism
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