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Small Weapons Can Still Be Terrible

October 17 2012

The late Alexander Litvinenko, a KGB agent-turned-Kremlin critic, was poisoned
in London in 2006, with his family alleging Moscow's complicity. The danger
of a radiation spread sparked an international effort. Above, in a photo from Dec. 11,
 2006, investigators of the Federal Agency for Radiation Protection are seen on an estate
in Haselau, west of Hamburg, in northern Germany, where alpha radiation was found.

Terrorists need not take down a high-rise building to have a major...



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