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Guide to Surviving a Dirty-Bomb Attack

…courtesy of Stratfor. Find a discussion by Peter D. Zimmerman, a professor of science and security at King’s College London, about how radioisotopes could be used to make what he calls a “smoky bomb,” i.e., radiological dispersion devices, or RDDs. And read Fred Burton’s account of “common misconceptions involving RDD weapons” and “the importance of contingency planning—especially for those who live or work near potential targets or in a symbolic city like New York, London or Washington.” 

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