Will Canada go the non-proliferation distance?

by Douglas Roche, O.C.
April 14, 2010


US President Barack Obama dramatized world attention on nuclear dangers during his extraordinary 47-nation Washington summit this week by warning that just an apple-sized container of plutonium could set off a nuclear bomb that “could kill and injure hundreds of thousands of innocent people.” A “catastrophe for the world” is waiting to happen, he said.

…But since there is enough nuclear fuel in dozens of nations to make another 120,000 nuclear bombs, the question can rightly be asked: Did the Obama summit do enough to protect people from an impending catastrophe?



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