Sam Nunn
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"Samuel Augustus "Sam" Nunn, Jr." is an United States/American lawyer and politician. Currently the co-chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a charitable organization working to reduce the global threats from Nuclear weapons/nuclear, Biological weapons/biological and chemical weapons, Nunn served for 24 years as a United States Senate/United States Senator from Georgia (U.S. state)/Georgia (1972 until 1997) as a member of the United States Democratic Party/Democratic Party. His political experience and credentials on defense (military)/national defense reportedly put him into consideration as a potential running mate for Democratic presidential candidates John Kerry (United States presidential election, 2004/2004) and Barack Obama (United States presidential election, 2008/2008).

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Reduce the pressure on the nuclear trigger.

This is a heck of a great beginning, ... Once they see the vision, I think it'll come. It's already started.

We are in a race between cooperation and catastrophe, and the threat is outrunning our response.

A production line of nuclear weapons ... will not be permitted.

The good news is that we are making progress. The bad news is that we're doing too little and moving much too slowly. . . . The job of securing dangerous materials in Russia itself is about one-half done.

This is part of prudent efforts to protect our interests in the Gulf.

There are some who believe we are going to have an electronic Pearl Harbor, so to speak, before we really make (computer security) the kind of priority that many of us believe it deserves to be.

Homeland security ... begins abroad.