Possible Uranium Sources
Terrorists could obtain uranium for building a bomb from one of more than 130 research reactors worldwide that use highly enriched uranium as fuel. While a full list was unavailable, the Energy Department has targeted 105 research reactors worldwide for conversion to a type of fuel that would be difficult to use in weapons. A third of them have been at least partly converted.
SOURCES: Nuclear Threat Initiative, Project on Managing the Atom, General Accounting Office, How Stuff Works
BY CRISTINA RIVERO AND LAURA STANTON — THE WASHINGTON POST