[IWE] <The Zombie-IWE Ad Hoc Newsletter> reports:

Ashton Brown iwe@warhead.org.uk
Fri, 12 Jan 2007 14:13:47 -0800

This. Just. In.

(Hey, I suggested a change.. a while back (and they printed it) -- only, 
I also suggested broadening the criteria to include the psych-induced 
hazards of an existing nuke State: suddenly under the thrall of a 
deranged cabal.)
Of course too, they could not actually Name such a neoderanged cabal.  

> -- Washington, D.C. and London News Advisory for January 17, 2007 --
> Simultaneous Announcement to be Made from Washington, D.C. and London; 
> Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to Underscore "Most Perilous Period 
> Since Hiroshima and Nagasaki."
> NEWS ADVISORY//January 17, 2006///The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists 
> (BAS) will move the minute hand of the "Doomsday Clock" on January 17, 
> 2007, the first such change to the Clock since February 2002.  The 
> major new step reflects growing concerns about a "Second Nuclear Age" 
> marked by grave threats, including: nuclear ambitions in Iran and 
> North Korea, unsecured nuclear materials in Russia and elsewhere, the 
> continuing "launch-ready" status of 2,000 of the 25,000 nuclear 
> weapons held by the
> U.S. and Russia, escalating terrorism, and new pressure from climate 
> change for expanded civilian nuclear power that could increase 
> proliferation risks.
> The BAS news event will take place simultaneously on January 17th at 
> 9:30 a.m. ET at the American Association for the Advancement of 
> Science in Washington, D.C., and at 2:30 p.m. GMT in London at The 
> Royal Society.   
> News event speakers will include:
> - Stephen Hawking, professor of mathematics at the University of 
> Cambridge, and a fellow of The Royal Society;
> - Kennette Benedict, executive director, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists;
> - Sir Martin Rees, president of The Royal Society, and professor of 
> cosmology and astrophysics and master of Trinity College at the 
> University of Cambridge;
> - Lawrence M. Krauss, professor of physics and astronomy at Case 
> Western Reserve University;  and
> - Ambassador Thomas Pickering, a BAS director and co-chair of the 
> International Crisis Group.
> A live, two-way satellite feed (with full Q&A) will connect the 
> Washington, D.C., and London news events.    
> TO PARTICIPATE IN PERSON: You can join us for the simultaneous, 
> two-site news event taking place on January 17, 2007 -- 9:30 a.m. ET, 
> American Association for the Advancement of Science, Auditorium, 1200 
> New York Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.; and 2:30 p.m. GMT, The Royal 
> Society, Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, 
> London.   Please RSVP in advance by contacting Patrick Mitchell, (703) 
> 276-3266, or pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com.
> CAN'T PARTICIPATE IN PERSON?: In the U.S., reporters can join this 
> live, phone-based global news conference at 9:30 a.m. ET on January 
> 17, 2007 by dialing 1 (800) 860-2442.  (Media in and around London 
> should dial 0800-028-0531. All other reporters outside of the U.S. and 
> the London area should dial 001-412-858-4600, which is not a toll-free 
> line.)  Ask for the "Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock" 
> news event.  A streaming audio replay of the news event will be 
> available on the Web at
> http://www.thebulletin.org as of 6 p.m. ET/11 p.m. GMT on January 17, 
> 2007.  
> CONTACT: Patrick Mitchell, (703) 276-3266 or pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com.