Speculations about Nuclear Cargo Detained in Kyrgyzstan Continue

Speculations about the origin and destination of the nuclear cargo discovered on a Tajik train at the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border are continuing as IAEA has launched a formal request to the Kyrgyz government to cooperate with the investigation. RFL just published another article, in which a US expert on nuclear proliferation and terrorism talks about the properties of the radioactive substance cesium-137, and postulates that a malicious intent of smuggling is unlikely, purporting instead, that the incident is more likely to be a cause of negligence.


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