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Worries About Russian Nukes Arise Anew

In the wake of last month's attack on a Moscow theater, and a possible al Qaeda connection to Chechen rebels, intelligence officials in the United States and Russia worry that Chechen guerrillas could obtain unguarded nuclear material in Russia. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.