China (Country threat level – 3)

 On 21 May 2008 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stated that — in addition to other potential terrorist threats — there is a risk of a “dirty bomb” attack at the Beijing Olympics in August. The IAEA stated that there are no specific reports suggesting that plans for such an attack are underway. Nevertheless, there is ample intelligence that terrorists are currently trying to obtain nuclear materials. Given this circumstance, the IAEA and Chinese authorities are working together to devise security measures for the Games.

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