ISIL Seizes Nuclear Material
For Western targets?
Remember ISIL, the jihadi group slowly taking over Iraq? Reuters reports on a new development: “Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country’s north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to ‘stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad.’” Iraq’s UN Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim warned that such materials “can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction.” He added, “These nuclear materials, despite the limited amounts mentioned, can enable terrorist groups, with the availability of the required expertise, to use it separate or in combination with other materials in its terrorist acts.” ISIL is committed to attacking Western targets, which makes it particularly alarming that they’re apparently still seeking WMD that supposedly didn’t exist in Iraq. More…
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