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Nuclear terrorism a growing global threat

Obama's Nuclear Security Summit needs more buy-in and resources, and for its processes to be institutionalised, perhaps through the IAEA, to contain the danger.

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The Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan stands as a reminder of the only instance of the use of nuclear weapons for warfare in history.

THIS month marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the only instance of the use of nuclear weapons for warfare in history. The massive loss of life and wider devastation caused ultimately led Japan to surrender - within days - to the Allied Forces,