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    World Leaders to Discuss Nuclear Security

    The threat can’t be ignored. Leaders from 56 nations and international organizations will converge on Washington, D.C., next Thursday for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit. “We cannot afford to wait for an act of nuclear terrorism” to boost international collaboration, organizers say — a point driven home all too well by a report that Belgian police recently learned that two Brussels suicide bombers were involved in secret surveillance of a nuclear researcher. The summit will include discussions on the secure handling of nuclear materials, cyberwarfare and the role of the international nuclear industry.

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