Tagged: terrorism

Safeguarding nuclear stockpiles

President 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 […]

Al-Qaida growing in Africa

U.S. defense and counerterrorism officials say al-Qaida’s terror network is growing in both strength and numbers in North Africa, threatening to destablize the Sahara region.  International relations Prof. Charles Stith, a former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania who direct’s BU’s African Presidential Archives and Research Center, says it’s in America’s interest to help development in Africa. “Africa is […]