Nuclear Terrorism

Nuclear disarmament can't escape realpolitik

We have just had the second Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. It got surprisingly little attention from the international media although over 50 countries attended.

Tuesday, 3 April, 2012, 12:00am

Quiet success story of nuclear disarmament

Russia and the United States often appear to be at loggerheads. They feud over US plans to put missile interceptors in Europe near Russia's borders and Russian influence in former Soviet states.

28 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Anti-terrorism forces train in lead-up to 60th anniversary of People's Republic

Anti-terrorism forces have begun a series of drills in provinces near Beijing in preparation for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1.

10 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

'Dirty bomb' test for US cities

The United States is preparing for its biggest ever terrorism exercise this month when three fictional 'dirty bombs' go off and cripple transport arteries in two major US cities and the Pacific island of Guam, according to a document.

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Nightmare scenario in the making

Whether they strike in Bali, London or Tel Aviv, suicide bombers create fear and mayhem. But there is now an even more frightening prospect - a terrorist attack using mass-casualty weapons.

7 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

DOCUMENTARY WATCH

Dirty Bomb

Pearl, 9.30pm

Since the arrest of the American al-Qaeda sympathiser Jose Padilla, the world has been alert to the dangers of so-called dirty bombs, but few know what they actually are, or how they work. In this film, myth is separated from reality as experts in the fields of nuclear radiation and counter-terrorism reveal the facts behind the weapon.

17 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

'Dirty tricks' claims tarnish 'dirty bomber' case

Of all the battles in US President George W. Bush's war on terrorism, the publicity fight on the home front is suddenly proving one of the thorniest.

17 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Newsman accused of stealing secrets

State security police ordered a German journalist to leave China within 48 hours yesterday after accusing him of stealing state secrets and repeatedly breaking the law.

19 Nov 1998 - 12:00am