Saturday, May 28, 2005

Time Out: Nuclear Threat Initiative – Last Best Chance

Concerned about the potential for nuclear terrorism? Read on.

Peter Daou of the “Daou Report” at Salon.com has asked for help in spreading the word about the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). I have checked it out and it seems worthwhile to pass on.

Here are some words straight from Peter:

The Nuclear Threat Initiative is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on immediate actions to address high-risk situations involving nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. NTI is co-chaired by CNN founder Ted Turner and former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn. Warren Buffett serves as Advisor to the Board of Directors.
To illustrate the threat, NTI has put together Last Best Chance, a docudrama that depicts the danger posed by vulnerable nuclear weapons: http://www.lastbestchance.org
ABC's Nightline recently featured the project, and Meet the Press will cover it this Sunday, May 29th. Guests will include former Senator and Last Best Chance star Fred Thompson, former Senator Sam Nunn, Senator Richard Lugar, 9/11 Commission Chair Tom Kean and Vice Chair Lee Hamilton. …
I encourage you to let your readers know that they can sign up for a free copy of the film at this site: http://actnow.saferworld.org/video/

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By the way, if you have not seen the Daou Report yet, I highly recommend it. Peter provides brief summaries and links and to the latest left and right-leaning blog posts as well as news sites and blogs on the media (this blog has posts that are frequently linked there). It is a very balanced scan of political blogs. It is part of Salon.com and here is the link (you can subscribe or get a day pass for free after watching a short ad) link: http://daoureport.salon.com/

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