Will Canada go the non-proliferation distance?

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.

Douglas Roche
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

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.

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