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Nonproliferation Notable News: Sam Nunn’s Interview, and Past Press on His Russia Trip

Posted by K.E. White on September 3, 2007

Sam NunnThe Atlanta Journal Constitution offers this interview with Sam Nunn (D-GA), a former Senator and leading voice for nonproliferation efforts. Hot off a trip to Russia with current Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) he talks about America’s capability to react to a nuclear terrorist attack, Russia’s nuclear stockpile, and presidential candidates he has briefed on nonproliferation issues.

For those interested in that last issue, the article reads:

(Nunn said he has discussed the issue with former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn.; Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.; Sen. Barak Obama, D-Ill.; Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del.; and Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn, and that he is scheduled to meet on the subject with former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C.) “As far as throwing my own hat in the ring, as I’ve said, it’s possible but not probable. At this stage I am completely consumed with my present activities and not making presidential moves.

For more coverage on his Russia trip, check out these two news clips.Zbigniew Brzezinski

While Nunn might not be endorsing any of the Democratic candidates, Carter-era national security guru Zbigniew Brzezinski has picked Obama.

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