TITLE

IN BRIEF

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news briefs concerning nuclear-related issues as of August 2005. Request for funds to strengthen border security on tribal lands addressed by Native American groups to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Decision of British security services to reject foreign scientists who wanted to conduct research in Great Britain; Refusal of the Pentagon to speculate about the fact that half of U.S. military personnel who were offered the anthrax vaccination have declined it.
ACCESSION #
18127953

 

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