The World

Specialists on international terrorism and nuclear safeguards opened a two-day conference in Washington to take what one expert called "a hard look" at the danger of nuclear terrorism. Brian Jenkins, a security specialist with the Rand Corp., said at a news conference that "going nuclear would be a quantum jump" for terrorists. But he added that such a tactic "is not inevitable" if rigid precautions are taken.

Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World