Scary Movie 2007: Apocalypse Now

March 2007
Environmental Forum;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p22
The article focuses on the threat of nuclear war in the 21st century. It states that the periodical "The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists" moved its Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight. It comments on fears that terrorists will attack a major city with a nuclear bomb, and that Osama Bin Laden had tried to purchase a warhead or nuclear material. The article focused on the threat of rogue states. It mentioned Pakistan's nuclear weapons program and its technology being sold on the black market to Iran and North Korea. The article comments on the threat from the United States with President George Bush stating that nuclear weapons "provide credible military options to deter a wide range of threats." It states that the Russian Federation cannot account for all of its warheads.


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