US port security fears

Customs and Border Protection tasked with checking 100% of cargoes.

Congress talks port security and smuggled nukes

By Mark Rockwell

Lawmakers said an undetected radiological weapon smuggled into a U.S. port inside a cargo container is at the top of the list of homeland security nightmares.

“We’re at a threshold of having nuclear material available worldwide” that could find its way into the hands of terrorists who are willing to use it, said Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee.

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Source: fcw.com

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