A European anti-nuke protest? If that seems like a blast from the 1980’s happened on Saturday in Germany. Just as the uber secret National Nuclear Security Agency is selling itself in the United States as a font for peaceful nuclear uses of old H-Bombs as mox civilian reactor fuel, the Germans had the biggest protest against nuclear power in decades.
Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/19/world/europe/19GERMANY.html?_r=1&emc=eta1
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The BBC is reporting that an elderly scientist who worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory – along with his wife have been charged with attempting to pass nuclear secrets to Venezuela.
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Bloomberg investigative business reporter David Evan’s has a follow-up to his revelations about how the Veterans Administrations failed to protect the interests of Veterans and their families when it came to insurance benefits. This time using the Freedom of Information Act Evans uncovered a secret deal between the VA and Prudential Insurance to withhold information from beneficiaries that permitted Prudential to profit by withholding lump sum death benefit payments. To read more go to http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-14/veterans-agency-arranged-secret-deal-with-prudential-over-soldier-benefits.html
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Israel: The Elephant In The Room At IAEA
AP is reporting that US diplomats have warned Arab Ambassadors if they insist on making the Israeli Nuclear Weapons program an issue, it could derail any hope of ever achieving a nuclear weapons free Middle East.
Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/09/15/world/AP-EU-Nuclear-Agency-Mideast-Talks.html?_r=1&hp
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