Halting Islamic State’s Nuclear Goals at Center of Obama Summit

Updated on
  • Obama says `these madmen' would use a nuclear bomb if possible
  • U.S. official says no sign yet the group has nuclear material

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on March 31, 2016.

Photographer: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

After a spate of terrorist attacks from Europe to Africa, President Barack Obama is attempting to rally international support during a summit in Washington for an effort to keep Islamic State and similar groups from obtaining nuclear material and other weapons of mass destruction.

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