Radio Sweden Thursday
Former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix speaks out on the EU and nuclear weapons.
The gains and pitfalls of gene therapy in medicine and in sports. The World Anti-Doping Agency meets the Swedish Athletics Federation.
And in Nordic Lights: Denmark has shown interest in Swedish fighter planes and Finns voice their suspicions over secret CIA flights; Kosovo and Zimbabwe draw the attention of the Nordic region – all that and more.
Closing Music: Son of a Plumber, C’mon
One of the most famous Swedish Faces in International politics was in Stockholm today to give a seminar on the EU; nuclear weapons and the disarmament dilemma. Here’s what the former Top UN Weapons Inspector, Hans Blix, had to say to our reporter Dave Russell:
Gene therapy promises immense new possibilities to tackle different types of diseases. But, the prospect of abuse also presents scientists with a dilemma. Azariah Kiros reports on an international symposium held in Stockholm on the gains and pitfalls: