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Clear and present nuclear threats

A scene from “Countdown to Zero.' In the film, Valerie Plame Wilson says Al Qaeda is determined to one day use nuclear weapons. A scene from “Countdown to Zero." In the film, Valerie Plame Wilson says Al Qaeda is determined to one day use nuclear weapons. (Magnolia Pictures)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / July 25, 2010

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