Securing Nukes Is Top Job, Says Terror Panel

Weapons of mass destruction remain the greatest threat to national security today, according to former Sen. Sam Nunn and Harvard's Ashton Carter.

The two security experts, part of the 9/11 Public Discourse Project, warn that too much nuclear material remains unsecured.

Nunn and Carter recommended a centralized organization — akin to the new National Counter-Terrorism Center — that would coordinate intelligence and plan operations to rein in the world's deadliest weapons.

They spoke at a panel discussion on terrorism organized by the 9/11 Public Discourse Project, the successor organization of the 9/11 Commission, and the Center for National Policy.

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