Call to Secure Nuclear Material at Seoul Summit

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at the Seoul Airport for the 2010 G20 Summit on November 10, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty)

World leaders have called for closer cooperation to tackle the threat of nuclear terrorism at a summit on nuclear security in Seoul, South Korea. President Obama is among the world leaders in attendance. At the end of the summit there was a joint call to secure "vulnerable nuclear material".

Lucy Williamson, a correspondent for our partner the BBC, joins us to discuss the Seoul summit and Obama's private meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani.

Guests:

Lucy Williamson

Produced by:

Javier Guzman

Comments [2]

Charles

Good lord; I've seen a number of stories about the Obama hot-mic story; The Takeaway is the only news outlet which treated it as a joke.

I can only imagine how The Takeaway would have treated this story had it been a Republican president who uttered something similar.

Day in and day out, the editorial decisions of this program seem little different, from an evening on MSNBC, or the homepage of Slate.com or even Salon.com. Duly informed by, and quite often with content supplied by, the editorial pages of the New York Times.

Mar. 27 2012 11:19 AM
listener

So the President promises on a hot mic flexibility with the oppressive Russian regime on missile defense after he is elected which sells out our allies in Eastern Europe and the besotted groupies who are laughingly called "journalists" are easily silenced with a casual joke from the President?

Mar. 27 2012 09:45 AM

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