On the Radar: April 13, 2010


"Obama Calls for Joint Action to Safeguard Nuclear Stocks"
By David E. Sanger and Mark Landler, The New York Times 
Saying that the prospect of nuclear terrorism had emerged as one of the greatest threats to global security, President Obama called on world leaders “not simply to talk, but to act” to secure or destroy vulnerable stockpiles of nuclear materials.  Continue reading   

"The Nuclear World"
By Pierre Thomas, ABC News  
A breakdown of key facts about nuclear weapons around the world.  Watch video

"Light At the End of the Bailout Tunnel"
By Deborah Solomon, The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. government's rescue of wobbly companies and financial markets is starting to look far less expensive or long-lasting than once feared. As momentum grows at companies that looked like zombies just a few months ago to repay taxpayers for lifelines they got during the financial crisis. . .Continue reading 
"Critics see Michael Steele cronies as source of RNC problems"
By Jeanne Cummings, POLITICO
n a weekend appearance at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, Michael Steele tried to put recent criticism of his stewardship of the Republican National Committee behind him by acknowledging: “I’ve made mistakes.” In the view of his critics, those mistakes began soon after Steele’s arrival at the RNC. . .
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"Win a Meeting with the President"
By Peter Baker and Helene Cooper, The New York Times
For President Obama, the first three days of this week are the diplomatic equivalent of speed dating. Every few minutes, it seems, another foreign leader is escorted into the room. They sit, they talk, they pledge mutual cooperation. And then it is on to the next one.    Continue reading 

Posted: Tue, 04/13/2010 - 11:12am