Ernest Moniz discusses nuclear threats at MIT, NTI hosts radiological workshop in California and more

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Former Secretary of Energy and incoming NTI CEO http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=311f9e1fe32a4e78a9f8a0b103428be97b0ece243467a21ca1a9e640f87286baa5a1455ecd82f4dce5a2ebe04feb0f9ef420af1fe465991d Ernest Moniz discussed urgent nuclear risks with Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) at a conference on “ http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=311f9e1fe32a4e786ca39678ad9e7c5f87ee90c5f8291b59c165be2b225ecd1b3e7c02e722037f5dc8f2cfdcd4c1a504ee0517f11ddc7ecc Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War ” held at MIT on May 6. “Frankly, the possibility of a nuclear bomb going off is higher today than 20 years ago,” said Dr. Moniz. “We must continue to put pressure on this president to give Congress a comprehensive strategy for deterring North Korea, that puts diplomacy and nonmilitary strategies at the forefront,” said Rep. Lee. Dr. Moniz also discussed achievements related to the Iran deal to date and the strength of its verification measures. http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=311f9e1fe32a4e786ca39678ad9e7c5f87ee90c5f8291b59c165be2b225ecd1b3e7c02e722037f5dc8f2cfdcd4c1a504ee0517f11ddc7ecc READ MORE

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