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My turn: Have we had enough bad news yet?

...they need either in combat or after they return home. On Page A6, there's a story about al-Qaida recruiting nuclear scientists to join their holy war. This story mentions a report that says, "Iraq has provided many recruits and an excellent...
This Day in History

...his palaces for weapons searches. In 2006, Al-Qaida in Iraq's leader, in a chilling audiotape, called for nuclear scientists to join his group's holy war and urged insurgents to kidnap Westerners so they could be traded for a blind Egyptian...
In the stacks Dan Stober and Ian Hoffman. This is a well-rounded look at the convoluted case of Wen Ho Lee, the U.S. nuclear scientist who was accused of spying for China. Were his quirky behaviors the result of guilty subterfuge or simply personal...
The nuclear countdown in Iran

...administration has condemned the assassination plots, presumably the work of Israel, that have killed at least four Iranian nuclear scientists. But both Israeli and American officials predict that more sabotage is to come.Oddly enough, all that sabotage...
It's Pakistan's critical hour

...improving relations with India, fighting the Afghan Taliban and allowing the U.S. interrogation of Pakistani nuclear scientists - are too much for any Pakistani government to accept and survive politically. Certainly the United States can...
A case of shame

The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: The government's case against nuclear scientist Wen Ho Lee has collapsed utterly and ignominiously, leaving a legacy of deeply troubling questions about federal investigative...
Scientists on watch at Russian reactor

...Alaska Fairbanks and the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Alaska officials in 1996 accompanied DOE nuclear scientists to Bilibino and signed an agreement with the Bilibino plant manager to improve communications between Alaska, the...
Firecracker boys: Making a harbor with nukes

...Aerospace Program. But from 1958 to 1962, prominent nuclear scientists gathered near Cape Thompson along the North Slope...more or less the southern border. World renowned nuclear scientist Edward Teller, father of the hydrogen bomb, began...


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