Wednesday, March 30, 2016

President Obama To Host Nuclear Summit

Wall Street Journal: Obama to Host Summit on Global Nuclear Concerns

Threats from Islamic State, North Korea on agenda as world leaders gather for Nuclear Security Summit

WASHINGTON—World leaders are scheduled to gather here Thursday for a two-day summit hosted by President Barack Obama that will focus on global nuclear concerns, particularly the potential for a terrorist organization to obtain nuclear materials and the growing threat of North Korea.

Officials from more than 50 countries are set to attend the Nuclear Security Summit, White House officials said, but notably absent is any representative from Russia.

The summit, which has been held every two years since 2010, comes as world leaders are increasingly concerned about terrorist groups, such as Islamic State, seeking to obtain a nuclear weapon or radioactive material.

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More News On President Obama Hosting This Year's Nuclear Summit

Obama to host world leaders for nuclear summit -- CNN
Obama-led summit focuses on preventing nuclear terrorism -- USA Today
Islamic State threat raises stakes for US nuclear summit -- AFP
Kremlin: Russia skips nuclear security summit over lack of cooperation with partners -- TASS
Skipping nuclear summit a 'missed opportunity' for Russia: White House -- Reuters
Russian Boycott Of Nuclear Terrorism Summit Leaves U.S. ‘Scratching Our Heads’ -- RFE
At the Nuclear Security Summit, Real Action Will Be on the Sidelines -- Stratfor
Washington nuclear summit: What's at stake -- AFP
FACT SHEET: The Nuclear Security Summits: Securing the World from Nuclear Terrorism -- White House
Obama’s Nuclear Security Summit In Times Of Terror – Analysis -- Eurasia Review
Nuclear Materials Remain Vulnerable to Theft, Despite U.S.-Led Effort -- NYT

1 comment:

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