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U.S.-Dutch work to block nuclear shipments
The Washington Times ^
| August 13 2003
Posted on 08/13/2003 2:35:39 PM PDT by knighthawk
Edited on 07/12/2004 4:06:24 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. and Dutch authorities have agreed to install equipment at Rotterdam, Europe's busiest seaport, to detect hidden shipments of radioactive material.
"Terrorist groups and rogue nations trying to smuggle components for nuclear weapons is a serious threat that must be addressed," U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham said, surveying the sprawling expanse of cargo facilities at the port of Rotterdam.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: doe; dutch; harbor; interdiction; netherlands; nuclear; rotterdam; shipments; smuggling
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posted on 08/13/2003 2:36:29 PM PDT
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posted on 08/13/2003 2:45:59 PM PDT
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"Terrorist groups and rogue nations trying to smuggle components for nuclear weapons is a serious threat that must be addressed
I'll say. This is the FIRST site that this is being done in Europe, two years after 9-11?? Who's paying for it, America?
posted on 08/13/2003 3:02:40 PM PDT
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Who's paying for it, America?
The EU has other priorities, like writing a 200 page constitution and forcing assimilation of all dissident political beliefs.
posted on 08/13/2003 4:13:06 PM PDT
by July 4th
Rotterdam will be one of the first sites for this type of new security system in Europe. The Department of Energy plans to work with other international ports in the near future.
Good idea. They also have an increasing Muslim population and lots of illegals making security ever more difficult.
posted on 08/13/2003 9:51:33 PM PDT
by Victoria Delsoul
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