An expanding EU confronts nuclear proliferation

Friday, December 7, 2007

The capture of nuclear materials in Slovakia last week raises security questions about borderless travel.

By Michael J. Jordan | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor, Bratislava, Slovakia

The {{post id="uranium-could-have-made-dirty-bomb" text="capture of over a pound of powderized uranium" target="_self"}} in Slovakia last week has served as a sharp reminder to Europe, though nuclear experts have cast doubt on the assertion by local law-enforcement officials that terrorists could have used it for a "dirty bomb."

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