World Leaders Gather In Washington For Nuclear Summit

More than 40 world leaders are in Washington this week to participate in the Nuclear Security Summit.

Their goal is finding ways to secure the world's nuclear stockpile.

President Barack Obama says organizations like al-Qaida are in the process of trying to obtain nuclear weapons or other weapons of mass destruction. He calls that the "single biggest threat to U.S. security." He says if a terrorist organization acquired those weapons it "would have no compunction at using them."

The president says "If there was ever a detonation in New York City, or London, or Johannesburg, the ramifications economically, politically and from a security perspective would be devastating."

Although the two-day summit officially begins tomorrow, Obama has already been holding a series of bilateral meetings.

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  • by Anonymous on Apr 12, 2010 at 07:19 AM
    "the ramifications economically, politically and from a security perspective" Politically? This guy is a bad joke. What about the human beings other than politican it would effect. But then again he is only concerned about himself.
  • by Jim Location: SC on Apr 12, 2010 at 05:24 AM
    And Joe Stalin,errrr Borak Obonzo is hosting.
  • by Bob Location: Washington on Apr 12, 2010 at 04:35 AM
    OMG! In little Washington?? I knew that new by-pass was going to draw in important folks!

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