Safeguarding nuclear stockpiles

Obama at nuclear summitPresident Obama says nuclear terrorism is among the greatest threats to global security and that world leaders must destroy or secure stockpiles of nuclear materials.  Verification expert Philip O’Neill, who teaches national security law at BU Law and is author of the just-published book “Verification in an Age of Insecurity,” says the verification process must account for not only those who agree with the bargain, but those who don’t.

“Only rarely have nations faced such security challenges in the past, and that history is not encouraging; we will have to do much better this time.”

Contact Philip O’Neill, 617-951-2253,

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