Archive for Nuclear Terrorism

The President signed a new START treaty this week to “curb the proliferation of nuclear weapons and material.” He had the support of China, Russia and several dozen other countries, and they all insist this new treaty will go towards preventing nuclear material from falling into the hands of terrorists.

Sadly – and this is what makes it a non-starter – the treaty lacks any enforcement mechanism whatsoever. Ensuring compliance with its terms will be up to each individual country. In our view (and based on long experience in FBI counterintelligence), It’s ridiculous to expect that pretty words about cooperation in a treaty that relies on voluntary compliance are going to protect America from al-Qaeda terrorists bent on acquiring nuclear weapons and using them in a future attack. Read More→

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