Former Georgia Sen. Sam Nunn On Perils Of North Korea's Bomb Test

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North Korea jolted the rest of the world this week with its announcement that it had tested a hydrogen bomb.  International leaders and observers aren't so sure it was a hydrogen device, but it has still caused great concern.  

Former Georgia Democratic Sen. Sam Nunn has spent years studying the threat of nuclear expansion.  He is the co-founder (with Ted Turner) of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and a distinguished professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech.  

During his years in the Senate, he chaired the Armed Services Committee. In a conversation with Denis O'Hayer on "Morning Edition," Nunn discussed the dangers North Korea's nuclear capability pose to its neighbors -- and some less obvious but equally troubling threats.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)

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Military Technology
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North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, nunn
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  • Created On: Jan 8, 2016 - 6:33am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:27pm