Commentary: Chemical Terrorism Remains Major Threat

by Jerome HauerPresident Obama should be commended for making nuclear nonproliferation a priority of his administration. At the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C., in April, the president was right to urge global cooperation on isolating non-secure nuclear materials that could be used to make a weapon.1 It is a fact the threat of nuclear terrorism continues to grow. However, some proliferation experts disagree with the president’s assertion that nuclear weapons represent one of the biggest threats to U.S. security. They are concerned the White House’s focus on nuclear weapons will unintentionally draw attention and resources away from other, more likely terr...

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