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If the government collapses, terrorists could steal a nuclear weapon or radioactive material that could be used in a dirty bomb.
While such medical equipment is heavily protected, city health commissioner Mary T. Bassett said, there has long been an interest to reduce the risk of a dirty bomb altogether.
For nearly all of the 1990s, the threat of nuclear attack shifted to the background, transforming itself into the fear that a terrorist would obtain a nuclear device or set off a dirty bomb.
Jose Padilla, who was arrested in Chicago on May 8, 2002, on suspicion of plotting a dirty bomb attack, was designated by President George W. Bush as an enemy combatant and transferred to a military prison in South Carolina.
With the roads and ports now clogged, the terrorists exploit a weakness in the Red Hook, New Jersey, port system to sneak a dirty bomb into the country and detonate it in downtown New York.
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Definition of dirty bomb for English Language Learners
: a bomb that is designed to spread a large amount of radioactive material
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